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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. 741.
  • copyright for image:  British School of Archaeology in Iraq
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excavation number: ND13168


provenience: Nimrud (SW 37)

dimension(s) (in cm):
height: 5.3, length: 13.5, thickness: 0.8

material: ivory

date: Neo Assyrian (ca. 800 BC)

description:
Remains of the head and forequarters of a bull facing right with head lowered and crisscross markings on his nose; striations on reverse side [eye was inlaid]

status: unknown




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revised: April 14, 2008 10:29:34
created: August 21, 2007
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