Near Eastern, Levantine, Phoenician or Syrian
Height x length: 4.4 x 8 cm (1 3/4 x 3 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ancient Near East Gallery (Gallery 110)
Found in the Northwest Palace of Ashurnasirpal II in Nimrud. Syrian-style plaque representing a sphinx
From Fort Shalmaneser, 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.
Helen and Alice Colburn Fund