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Title: Plaque fragment: kneeling lion-headed figure
Period: Middle Bronze Age–Old Assyrian Trading Colony
Date: ca. 18th century BCE
Geography: Anatolia, probably from Acemhöyük
Culture: Old Assyrian Trading Colony
Medium: Ivory (hippopotamus), gold foil
Dimensions: 4 5/16 × 2 11/16 × 3/8 in. (11 × 6.8 × 1 cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. George D. Pratt, in memory of George D. Pratt, 1936
Accession Number: 36.70.14
“Egyptian Style in the Eastern Mediterranean.” The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, March 2, 1938–March 27, 1938.
"Beyond Babylon: Art, Trade, and Diplomacy in the Second Millennium B.C." The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, November 17, 2008–March 15, 2009.
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