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Half of a flower plaque

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Ivory flower plaque. The left-half of the flower is present, with a down-curving perianth growing from a triangular base. The tendril and half of the central lobe are above. It is a tri-partite pendent from the corner of a volute. Details are incised. The surface is cracked at the bottom.

Provenance

Findspot Information: Soundings at Tell Fakhariyah. From Floor 6 of Sounding IX (p. 66, no. 21; pl. 60:21) / [Exped. date:] 1940.

Credit Line

Gift of the Marriner Memorial Syrian Expedition

Near Eastern, Levantine, Syrian, Mitannian, 13th century B.C.–beginning of 12th century

Findspot

Syria

Dimensions

Width x length: 2.5 x 4 cm (1 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

49.114

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture