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Lost Treasures from Iraq--Objects

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ivory -- relief -- animals -- lion


ivory -- relief -- animals -- quadruped, unidentified


ivory -- relief -- combat -- lion


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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. 683b.
  • copyright for image:  British School of Archaeology in Iraq
• museum number: -


excavation number: ND13414


provenience: Nimrud (SW 37)

dimension(s) (in cm):
height: 5.0, L.12.2, thickness: 0.7

material: ivory

date: Neo Assyrian (ca. 800 BC)

description:
Lion facing left with an arrow in its chest, flame markings on its haunch and remains of another animal behind him; reverse side has horizontal markings

status: unknown




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revised: April 14, 2008 10:29:02
created: August 1, 2007
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