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Enthroned deity at left holds a rope attached to "winged gate" standing on a recumbent bull which faces the figure. A standing bearded figure in a long robe holds a rope extending from the other side of the winged door. Crescent and orb above the rope held by the seated figure. Even though the...

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Provenance

By 1965: with Mrs. Oric Bates, Mrs. F. Carrington Weems, Mrs. Horace L. Mayer. 1965 given to the MFA by Mrs. Bates, Mrs. Weems, Mrs. Mayer, 10 November 1965.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates, Mrs. F. Carrington Weems and Horace L. Mayer, plus restricted funds, (William Francis Warden Fund)

Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Akkadian, Akkadian, 2334–2154 B.C.

Object Place

Mesopotamia

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 31.1 mm x 18.7

Accession Number

65.1457

Medium or Technique

Diorite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

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