Relief fragment: cavalrymen along a stream in mountainous terrain
ca. 704–681 B.C.
20 3/4 x 33 1/2 in. (52.8 x 85 cm)
Gift of John D. Rockefeller Jr., 1932
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 404
1847-49, excavated by Sir Austen Henry Layard; 1849, presented by Austin Layard to Lady Charlotte Guest for Canford Manor, Dorsetshire, England; 1919, purchased by Dikran Kelekian from Ivor Churchill Guest; 1927, purchased by J. D. Rockefeller; acquired by the Museum in 1930 (but not accessioned until 1932), gift of J. D. Rockefeller.
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