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Half of a winged sun disc plaque

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Half of an ivory winged sun-disk plaque. It is the left wing. It has incised feathers and two dowel holes. Details are incised. The surface is cracked in some areas. There is a piece broken off the top of the wing.

Provenance

Findspot Information: Soundings at Tell Fakhariyah. From Floor 6 of Sounding IX (p. 68, no. 51; pl. 62:51) / [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: 4 x 10 cm (1 9/16 x 3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

49.116

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture