Assyrian Relief

Culture: Assyrian
Period: First half of 1st millennium B.C.
Material: Limestone
Dimensions: 5.9 cm x 6.5 cm
Price: Sold
Ref: 6016
Provenance: Private collection New York, acquired from Greys Mews, London 1980s.
Condition: Fragment as shown, mounted in a hardwood display stand.
Description: Upper corner section from a relief carved plaque, depicting the profile head and upper torso of a male dignitary having a long, full beard and long finely striated hairdo, wearing a headband. Black painted hair, beard and facial features.