Analects of the Core: Assyrian bas relief

Assyrian-bas-reliefs-pamphlet-from-Bowdoin

Today’s visual Analect is an Assyrian bas relief from the collection of the Bowdoin College Museum of Art, in Brunswick, Maine: “Winged Figured with Embroidered Tunic and Shawl”, from Northwest Palace, Nimrud, Iraq. Gypsum, 90 9/16 x 58 13/16 x 6 7/16″, 883-859 BC. Gift of Dr. Henri B. Haskell M 1855 (1860.2).

Students may have an interest in this pamphlet guide to the Assyrian bas reliefs at Bowdoin; click the image above to open the PDF in a new window.

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