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A NEO-ASSYRIAN STEATITE PAZUZU AMULET
THE PROPERTY OF IRVING WEISSMAN
A NEO-ASSYRIAN STEATITE PAZUZU AMULET

CIRCA 8TH-7TH CENTURY B.C.

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A NEO-ASSYRIAN STEATITE PAZUZU AMULET
CIRCA 8TH-7TH CENTURY B.C.
The demon grimacing, revealing his teeth and lolling tongue, a bearded mane along the jaw line, the eyes bulging, perforated lengthwise for suspension; a modern gold pin now threaded through and joined to a suspension loop
13/16 in. (2.1 cm.) long
Provenance
Acquired in an antique shop in the 1950s.
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