Relief: Sacred tree (joins 1854.4) Artist: Unknown

883–859 B.C.

Ancient Art

Not on view


Gypseous alabaster


79.8 × 43 cm (31 7/16 × 16 15/16 in.)

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Yale University Purchase

Accession Number



Iron Age, Assyrian


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Palace of Assurnasirpal II, Room I; purchased from the British excavations at Nimrud.

  • Agnete Wisti Lassen, Eckart Frahm, and Klaus Wagensonner, eds., Ancient Mesopotamia Speaks: Highlights of the Yale Babylonian Collection, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, 2019), 242–43, no. 71, ill.
  • Ada Cohen and Steven E. Kangas, Assyrian Reliefs from the Palace of Ashurnasirpal II (Hanover, N.H.: University Press of New England, 2010), 7, 10, 22.
  • Samuel Harrelson, Asia Has Claims Upon New England: Assyrian Reliefs at Yale (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2006), 38, fig. 20.

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