Plaque fragment: kneeling lion-headed figure

Ivory (hippopotamus), gold foil | 11.1 x 5.1cm | c. 18th century B.C.

Unknown Artist

This figure belongs to a group of carved ivories, mostly furniture elements, probably found at the site of a palace at Acemhöyük in central Anatolia. Most of the ivories depict imagery borrowed and transformed from Egyptian sources, such as the hybri...
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