Queen of the Night (Babylon).jpg

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English: Known as the Burney relief or Queen of the Night Relief
Español: Relieve Burney: La Reina de la Noche
Français : Plaque Burney / Reine de la Nuit
Italiano: Rilievo Burney / Regina della Notte
Depicted person: Thought to be Lilitu, Inanna/Ishtar or Ereshkigal
Date 19th C. BC - 18th C. BC
Dimensions Height: 49.5 cm (19.4 in); Width: 37 cm (14.5 in); Depth: 4.8 cm (1.8 in)
dimensions QS:P2048,49.5U174728;P2049,37U174728;P5524,4.8U174728
G56/MES1/23 (room 56)
place of creation Babylonia
References Loan 1238 / Registration: 2003,0718.1

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Photographer Hispalois
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Plaque of baked straw-tempered clay. The goddess was originally painted red.