Description & Technical information

Period:  9th to 8th Century B.C
Origin:  Mesopotamia
Provenance: From the ancient Assyrian city of Nineveh, northern Iraq.
Probably sent to England by Captain Anthony Hormuzd Rassam (1826-1910) prior to 1910 (based on old collection handwritten label).
Previously in the Private collection of Alfred Theodore Arber-Cooke (1905-1993), most likely acquired in the early 20th century.
Thence by descent to his cousin (a retired engineer and the sole executor of Alfred’s estate) in 1993.
ALR: S00209079, With IADAA certificate, this item has been checked against the Interpol database.
Categories: Classical & Egyptian antiquities