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Eagle-headed figure (N.W. palace, Nimrod.)

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Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Assyria

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1849
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON ASSY
Topics
Assyrians
Architectural decorations & ornaments
Wings (Anatomy)
Gods -- Assyrian
Rites & ceremonies -- Assyria
Ceremonial objects -- Assyria
Notes
Content : The eagle-headed figure, Nisroch, is a protective spirit or divinity. He carries a cone, which is a purifier, and a ritual cup used to protect against evil spirits. Protective spirits decorated the palace at Nimrud.

Source note: Nineveh and its remains. (New York Putnam 1849) Layard, Austen Henry, Sir (1817-1894), Author.
Physical Description
Form: Wood engravings ( Library of Congress Thesaurus for Graphic Materials )
Note: Foxing and stains on image.Condition
Extent: 1 print : b ; 22.3 x 13.2 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
UUID: b4bfe360-c5bd-012f-fd6b-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1849: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Eagle-headed figure (N.W. palace, Nimrod.)" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1849. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-1366-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Eagle-headed figure (N.W. palace, Nimrod.)" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 27, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-1366-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1849). Eagle-headed figure (N.W. palace, Nimrod.) Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-1366-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Eagle-headed figure (N.W. palace, Nimrod.)