Description This head was attached to the rim of an enormous cauldron excavated at the Urartian fortress of Toprakkale. The facial markings are characteristic of Urartian art of this period.
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- Breath of Heaven, Breath of Earth: Ancient Near Eastern Art from American Collections. Hallie Ford Museum of Art, Willamette University, Salem. 2013.
Provenance Kalebjian, Paris, [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Joseph Brummer, Paris and New York, 1928, by purchase [Brummer inv. no. P5463]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1929, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1929
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