Winged Genie Fertilizing a Date Tree

Limestone | 231.8 x 181cm | 884-860 B.C.E.

Assyrian Artist

This relief comes from one of the largest kingdoms of the ancient Near East, the Assyrian Empire. Along with many other reliefs, it lined the brick walls of the palace of Ashurnasirpal II (Ash-ur-NAS-ir-pal) in Nimrud, the 9th-century B.C.E. capital ...
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