Near Eastern, Levantine, Syro-Phoenician
Overall (including tenons): 11.2 cm x 7.5 cm
Medium or Technique
Ancient Near East Gallery (Gallery 110)
Egyptian-style plaque with a “hero” wearing the Egyptian double crown and slaying a griffin.
From Fort Shalmaneser in Nimrud, Room S.W. 37. By 1965: excavated by the British School of Archaeology in Iraq; 1965: Purchased from the British School of Archaeology by the MFA, 22 September 1965.
(Accession Date: September 22, 1965)
Helen and Alice Colburn Fund