Ancient Mesopotamian Qumbaba Male Face

Ancient Mesopotamian Qumbaba Male Face

Item Number: 10080

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Period: 2nd millenium BCE
Dimensions: 3" (8cm), w/ stand 4 3/4" (12 cm)
Material: Terracotta
Condition: Good
Region: Mesopotamia
Provenance: An old French collection
Description
Qumbaba (Kumbaba) mentioned in the Old Testament and in Syrian texts had the face of a man and the body of a lion. He was reputed to be a prince without equals and ate the countries of his enemies.

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