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A four-winged being holds in right hand the foreleg of an upright winged bull; and in left hand the foreleg of a winged, human-headed lion. Smaller winged bullman to left with winged disk hovering above him. S.L. 133.

Provenance

By 1899: Edward Perry Warren Collection; 1899: purchased by the MFA from E.P. Warren. (Accession Date: January 1, 1899)

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Assyrian, Neo-Assyrian, 883–612 B.C.

Accession Number

99.352

Medium or Technique

Chalcedony

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

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