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ivory -- relief -- combat -- chariot


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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. 658.
  • copyright for image:  British School of Archaeology in Iraq
• museum number: -


excavation number: ND13490


provenience: Nimrud (SW 37)

dimension(s) (in cm):
height: 3.8, width: 4.9, thickness: 1.2

material: ivory

date: Neo Assyrian (ca. 800 BC)

description:
Remains of a chariot scene with three figures: one driving, one in the middle one holding a bow and one in the back holding a spear (?); middle figure wears belted garment with diamond pattern

status: unknown




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revised: April 14, 2008 10:28:47
created: April 20, 2004
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