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Head of Pazuzu

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Molded terracotta head of the demon Pazuzu, with slight surface abrasions.

Provenance

1983: Given to the MFA by the Endowment for Biblical Research, Boston (from the Zion Research Foundation) December 7, 1983.

Credit Line

Gift of the Endowment for Biblical Research, Boston

Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Assyrian, Assyrian Period, 899–600 B.C.

Accession Number

1983.588

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture