Openwork furniture plaque with two sphinxes

Period: Neo-Assyrian
Date: ca. 9th–8th century BC
Geography: Syria, probably from Arslan Tash (ancient Hadatu)
Culture: Assyrian
Medium: Ivory, gold foil
Dimensions: H. 2 1/2 x L. 4 1/4 in. (6.4 x 10.8 cm)
Classification: Ivory/Bone-Reliefs-Inscribed
Credit Line: Fletcher Fund, 1957
Accession Number: 57.80.4a, b

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