A neo-Assyrian relief in the Weingreen Museum of Biblical Antiquities, Trinity College Dublin—a case study in artefact acquisition

  title={A neo-Assyrian relief in the Weingreen Museum of Biblical Antiquities, Trinity College Dublin—a case study in artefact acquisition},
  author={Amanda Kelly},
  journal={Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy: Archaeology, Culture, History, Literature},
  • A. Kelly
  • Published 14 October 2011
  • Sociology
  • Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy: Archaeology, Culture, History, Literature
The focus of this paper is a neo-Assyrian relief discovered in the Weingreen Museum of Biblical Antiquities at Trinity College Dublin (hereafter the Weingreen Museum). The shallow relief depicts a pictorial vignette of a kneeling genie, rendered in profile, facing a tree of life, on a horizon formed by a cuneiform border (WM 1189). Details surrounding the relief’s acquisition were completely unknown to Trinity College Dublin staff during 2008� 9. This investigation follows a paper trail which… 
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