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Mesopotamian Bronze Relief Plaque - Z.0134
Origin: Ebla, Syria
Circa: 1500 BC to 800 BC
Dimensions: 3.25" (8.3cm) high x 3.75" (9.5cm) wide
Collection: Near Eastern
Medium: Bronze


Location: United States
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There is still mystery surrounding the exact meaning and function of this rare and splendid plaque, but its hypnotic power is obvious. On one side a warrior with the horns and ears of a bull stands next to the larger-scaled bust of a woman, perhaps a goddess. On the opposite side is an engraving very probably representing a deity. Suddenly we are drawn into a different time and place, into a world where gods and heroes walked freely among men. As more clues to the importance of Ebla as a vital ancient city emerge, perhaps we will come to better understand this fascinating artifact. - (Z.0134)

 

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