Furniture plaque: hawk

Ivory | 11.2 x 5.8 x 9.7cm | c. 18th century B.C.

Unknown Artist

This piece belongs to a group of five carved ivory plaques probably found at the site of a palace at Acemhöyük in central Anatolia. Originally, they formed the composition of a falcon with outstretched wings grasping antelopes in its extended talons....
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