Assyrian. <em>Sacred Tree</em>, ca. 883-859 B.C.E. Gypsum stone, 89 7/8 x 53 9/16 in. (228.3 x 136 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Purchased with funds given by Hagop Kevorkian and the Kevorkian Foundation, 55.150. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 55.150_at_PS11.jpg)

Sacred Tree

Artist:AssyrianAncient Near Eastern

Medium: Gypsum stone

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 883-859 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 89 7/8 x 53 9/16 in. (228.3 x 136 cm) Approximate weight: 2450 lb. (1111.31kg)


Museum Location: Ancient Middle Eastern Art, The Hagop Kevorkian Gallery, 3rd Floor


Accession Number: 55.150

Image: 55.150_at_PS11.jpg,after treatment

Catalogue Description:
Alabaster relief, upper part of conventionalized date palm with "Standard inscription" incised across center of relief. At left edge, wings of a genie. Joins with right edge of 55.149. Condition: Minor chips on edges - otherwise intact.

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