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Furniture element

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Furniture element in the form of a bird-headed apkallu (antediluvian sage).

Provenance

By 1990: with Emmanuel Tiliakos; 1990: purchased by the MFA from Mr. Tiliakos, 23 May 1990.

Credit Line

Morris and Louise Rosenthal Fund

Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Assyrian, Neo-Assyrian Period, 10th–9th century B.C.

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: H: 5.3 cm W: 1.9 cm x D: .8 cm

Accession Number

1990.247

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture