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Furniture support: female sphinx with Hathor-style curls

Period: Middle Bronze Age–Old Assyrian Trading Colony
Date: ca. 18th century B.C.
Geography: Anatolia, probably from Acemhöyük
Culture: Old Assyrian Trading Colony
Medium: Ivory (hippopotamus), gold foil
Dimensions: 4.92 x 3.9 in. (12.5 x 9.91 cm)
Classification: Ivory/Bone-Sculpture
Credit Line: Gift of George D. Pratt, 1932
Accession Number: 32.161.47

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