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Figural sculpture - Plaques and inlays

Ivory plaque with ram-headed sphinx in Phoenician style, Neo-Assyrian period (ca. 9th – 8th c. BC), 7.8 x 8 x 0.8 cm.

Ivory plaque with ram-headed sphinx in Phoenician style, Neo-Assyrian period (ca. 9th – 8th c. BC), 7.8 x 8 x 0.8 cm.

© The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

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Material
Bones | Ivory | Shell | Stone | Semi-precious stones
Type
Plaques | Sculptures | Inlays
Details
Bone, stone, ivory, shell. May be gilded or inlaid with semi-precious stones, and/or have engraved Phoenician letters on the back. Length: 8-20 cm. |
Red List
Emergency Red List of Iraqi Cultural Objects at Risk - 2015 Update
Countries
Iraq
Period
6th millennium BC – AD 632