Statue of God
- West Asia
- from the 9th to 8th centuries BC
- Ancient Babylon
- 5.2cm in height
Various gods and goddesses were worshiped in the Tigris-Euphrates river valley. This silver statue is believed to be Nincurba, the messenger of the god of the heaven Anu and the servant of gods, who wears a crown of horns and a kaunakes (long woolen cloak used in sacrifice rites).