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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. 676.
  • copyright for image:  British School of Archaeology in Iraq
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excavation number: ND13251


provenience: Nimrud (SW 37)

dimension(s) (in cm):
height: 5.8, length: 5.6, thickness: 1.0, diam. of two dowel holes: 0.3, diam. of one dowel hole: 0.2

material: ivory

date: Neo Assyrian (ca. 800 BC)

description:
Hindquarters of an animal (lion?) facing left; three dowel holes on bottom edge and horizontal markings on reverse side

status: unknown




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revised: April 14, 2008 10:28:58
created: July 26, 2004
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