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Relief: ANE.44.1927

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Relief from palace of Ashur-nasirpal II showing a sage with bird wings, anointing something with oil using a bucket and cone, royal inscription carved into relief.

Measurements and weight

Length: 2.283 m
Width: 1.136 m

Place(s) associated

  • Nimrud

Find spot

  • Palace of Ashurnasirpal II Kalhu (Tell Nimrud) Iraq

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Unknown (1927) by Marlay Additions


Assyrian Empire
-883 BCE - -859 BCE

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Identification numbers

Accession number: ANE.44.1927
Primary reference Number: 86838
Oldadmincategory: O
Oldobjectnumber: WAE.44.1927
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 20 January 2020 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Antiquities

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