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Lost Treasures from Iraq--Objects

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ivory -- relief -- animals -- bull / cattle


ivory -- relief -- animals -- lion -- head only


ivory -- relief -- combat -- animal combat
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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. 698b.
  • copyright for image:  British School of Archaeology in Iraq
• museum number: -


excavation number: ND13552


provenience: Nimrud (SW 37)

dimension(s) (in cm):
height: 3.0, length:, thickness: 0.5

material: ivory

date: Neo Assyrian (ca. 800 BC)

description:
Head and neck of a lion biting the neck of a bull of which only the hindquarters remain; reverse side has horizontal markings [eye was inlaid]

status: unknown




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revised: April 14, 2008 10:29:13
created: August 7, 2007
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