University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 65-20-1
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Iraq
Archaeology Area: Fort Shalmaneser, room SW12 FS
Locus: Fort Shalmaneser
Room SW 12
Period: Assyrian
Date Made: 8th century BC
Early Date: -800
Late Date: -700
Section:Near Eastern
Height: 12cm
Width: 6.5cm
Depth: 1.3cm
Credit Line:Purchased from British School of Archaeology in Iraq; Subscription of the Women's Committee in recognition of Mrs. John Biggs, 1965
Other NumberND 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 (?).

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