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  • bibliography and image source: Herrmann, Georgina: Ivories from Room SW 37 Fort Shalmaneser. Ivories from Nimrud IV. London: British School of Archaeology in Iraq, no. 588.
  • copyright for image:  British School of Archaeology in Iraq
• museum number: -


excavation number: ND13238


provenience: Nimrud (SW 37)

dimension(s) (in cm):
height: 4.4, width: 5.8, thickness: 1.3

material: ivory

date: Neo Assyrian (ca. 800 BC)

description:
Carved on both sides, body of an deer (?) facing right, neck marked with lines, 'Y' mark on shoulder

status: unknown




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revised: April 14, 2008 10:28:11
created: April 20, 2004
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