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From Tell Fakhariyah. Griffin and scorpion(?).

Provenance

From Tell Fakhariyah, Sounding IX, Floor 2; 1940: excavated by the Marriner Memorial Expedition in Tell Fakhariyah; by 1949: with the Marriner Memorial Expedition; 1949: given to the MFA by the Marriner Memorial Syrian Expedition.

Credit Line

Gift of the Marriner Memorial Syrian Expedition

Near Eastern, Syrian, Tell Fakhariyah, Mitannian, 1500–1350 B.C.

Object Place

Syria

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Length: .012 D. .006

Accession Number

49.106

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Collections

The Ancient World

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