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SNAKE-DRAGON, SYMBOL OF MARDUK, THE PATRON GOD OF BABYLON PANEL FROM THE ISHTAR GATE
- 604/562 BC
- Terracotta glazed and molded bricks.
- 45 1/2 x 65 3/4 in. 115.6 x 167.0 cm
- Ancient Near Eastern Art
- Founders Society Purchase, General Membership Fund
- Accession No.
- Babylon, Iraq Vorderasiastisches Museum, Berlin
- clay, earthenware, glaze, glazed, relief, terracotta, mosaic, animalia
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