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Relief with a seated woman or goddess

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

Provenance

Said to be from Marash in southeastern Turkey. Prior to 1960: French private collection; by 1960: with J.J. Klejman, NY; 1960: purchased by the MFA from J.J. Klejman. (Accession Date: September 21, 1960)

Credit Line

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

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

Object Place for Label

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Marash, Turkey

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

60.1156

Medium or Technique

Andesite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief