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Plaque for protection against the female demon Lamashtu, Neo-Assyrian, 934-612 BC, made of bronze.
Intended to be hung over the patient’s bed, this plaque afforded protection from the terrible female demon Lamashtu, who appears on the front. She was believed to cause many illnesses. Her husband Pazuzu, shown on the back, is invoked to persuade her to go away and thus speed the patient’s recovery. (x)
Courtesy & currently located at the Louvre, France. Photo taken by Rama.