29 April 2010,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 2,375
Estimate GBP 500 - GBP 700
A NEO-ASSYRIAN POTTERY HEAD OF PAZUZU
CIRCA 8TH-7TH CENTURY B.C.
With mouth open revealing teeth, leonine features and bulging eyes, horns arched back over forehead, central suspension loop
3½ in. (9 cm.) high
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