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|Archaeology Area:||Fort Shalmaneser, room SW12 FS|
Room SW 12
|Date Made:||8th century BC|
|Credit Line:||Purchased from British School of Archaeology in Iraq; Subscription of the Women's Committee in recognition of Mrs. John Biggs, 1965|
|Other Number:||ND 11046 - Field No SF|
65-3-6 - Other Number
Two kneeling youths supporting a sphinx. Youths separated by tree with lotus (?) flowers. High relief. Bits of gold foil adhere to one youth and left near foot of griffin. Tenon at bottom. Top broken. Furniture ornament (?).
-A large sphnix is supported by two smaller kneeling male youths, who are separated from each other by a flowering tree. Small pieces of gold foil adhere to the youth at the left and are visible on the hind leg of the sphnix.
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