Furniture inlay

Near Eastern, Levantine, Syro-Phoenician
Neo-Assyrian Period
883–612 B.C.


Findspot: Nimrud

Dimensions

Height x width: 6 x 7.4 cm (2 3/8 x 2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

65.921

Medium or Technique

Ivory

On View

Ancient Near East Gallery (Gallery 110)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture

Egyptian-style plaque with a goddess before a “sacred tree.”

Provenance

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.
(Accession Date: September 22, 1965)

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund