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Peripheral Neo-Assyrian, Linear style. Two stylized bearded sphinxes facing each other with space between them.

Provenance

By 1965: with Mrs. Oric Bates, Mrs. F. Carrington Weems, Mrs. Horace L. Mayer. 1965 given to the MFA by Mrs. Bates, Mrs. Weems, Mrs. Mayer, 10 November 1965.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates, Mrs. F. Carrington Weems and Horace L. Mayer, plus restricted funds, (William Francis Warden Fund)

Near Eastern, Mesopotamian/Iranian, Neo-Assyrian Period (Peripheral), 883–612 B.C.

Object Place

Iran

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 24.5 mm x 10.5

Accession Number

65.1443

Medium or Technique

Greenish faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

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