Iconography
PRE-CLASSICAL ICONOGRAPHY
Western Asia
Religious Iconography Unnamed deities Miscellaneous
ERANOS ARCHIVE
87-103. The Great Mother
95. Babylonia, Phoenicia, Cyprus
Further details
The statue was broken into fragments by a British air raid which destroyed the Tell Halaf Museum in 1943. The fragments of this and other Tell Halaf statues were reassembled and put on show at the Pergamon museum in 2011. There is also a plaster cast in the National Museum in Aleppo
ARTIST/CREATOR
Aramaean
DATE
10th century BC - 9th century BC
LOCATION
Berlin, Tell Halaf Museum (destroyed 1943)
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Eranos Archive presented by Olga Froebe-Kapteyn (95, 35)
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Henri Frankfort, Art and Architecture of the Ancient Orient, 5th edn, New Haven and London 1996, fig. 339
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RELATIONS
Technische Universit├Ąt Berlin
Contact
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