Half of a winged sun disc plaque

Near Eastern, Levantine, Syrian
Mitannian
13th century B.C.–beginning of 12th century


Findspot: Syria, Tell Fakhariyah, Floor 6 of Sounding IX

Dimensions

Width x length: 4 x 10 cm (1 9/16 x 3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

49.116

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

Asia, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Half of an ivory winged sun-disk plaque. It is the left wing. It has incised feathers and two dowel holes. Details are incised. The surface is cracked in some areas. There is a piece broken off the top of the wing.

Provenance

Findspot Information: Soundings at Tell Fakhariyah. From Floor 6 of Sounding IX (p. 68, no. 51; pl. 62:51) / [Exped. date:] 1940.

Credit Line

Gift of the Marriner Memorial Syrian Expedition