Near Eastern Bone Inlay of a Sphinx

ca. 1200-700 BC

Height: 6.7 cm.     (2 11/16 in.)

 

 

ex: private British collection, 1950’s

 

 

 

# ne4797bn

 

Published: 

Antiquarium Ltd.; Ancient Treasures VIII (New York, 2010) p.5

 

 

Comparanda:

 

Frankfort, Henri ; The Art & Architecture of the Ancient Orient (Baltimore, 1956) pl.127 (for hat - from Boghazkoy)

 

Weber, Otto; Die Kunst der Hethiter (Berlin, 1922) pl.15, 45

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