Relief with a seated woman or goddess

Near Eastern, Anatolian, Neo-Hittite
Iron Age
10th–9th century B.C.


Findspot: Turkey, Marash

Dimensions

Height x width: 46 x 28 cm (18 1/8 x 11 in.)

Accession Number

60.1156

Medium or Technique

Andesite

On View

Ancient Near East Gallery (Gallery 110)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Relief

Relief depicting a seated woman (queen?) or goddess.

Provenance

Said to be from Marash in southeastern Turkey. Before 1960, French private collection. 1960, sold by J.J. Klejman (dealer; b. 1906 - d. 1995), New York, to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 21, 1960)

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer and Helen and Alice Colburn Fund