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Object Number: 65-3-2
Current Location: Canaan and Israel Gallery
Currently On Display
Provenience: Iraq
Nimrud
Period: Assyrian
Date Made: 799-700 BC
Early Date: -799
Late Date: -700
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Ivory
Iconography:Sphinx
Height: 10.7cm
Length: 11.6cm
Thickness: 1.3cm
Credit Line:Purchased from the British School of Archaeology, Iraq, 1965
Other NumberND 10300 - Field No SF

Description

Winged Sphinx. Openwork with "winged apron sphinx". Human headed. Legs are part of body surface. Wing lost, as is part ofupper edge and tail.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Canaan and Ancient Israel (18 Oct 1998)View Objects in Exhibition

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