Plaque with a tree of intertwined papyrus and pomegranates; craftsman's mark on the lower tenon
ca. 8th–7th century B.C.
Mesopotamia, Nimrud (ancient Kalhu)
2.99 x 2.44 x 0.43 in. (7.59 x 6.2 x 1.09 cm)
Rogers Fund, 1964
Not on view
1963, excavated by Max Mallowan, on behalf of the British School of Archaeology in Iraq; ceded in the division of finds to the British School of Archaeology in Iraq; acquired by the Museum in 1964, as a result of its financial contribution to the excavations.
Herrmann, Georgina and Stuart Laidlaw. 2013. Ivories from Rooms SW11/12 and T10 Fort Shalmaneser, Ivories from Nimrud (1949-1963), Fasc. VII. London: The British School of Archaeology in Iraq, no. 593, p. 218, pl. 125.