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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. 758.
  • copyright for image:  British School of Archaeology in Iraq
• museum number: -


excavation number: ND9648


provenience: Nimrud (SW 37)

dimension(s) (in cm):
height: 2.7, width: 7.8, thickness: 0.7, length: of keyhole slot 1.7

material: ivory

date: Neo Assyrian (ca. 800 BC)

description:
Silhouette of a bull facing left with head lowered and frames, tails and legs missing; reverse side has a keyhole slot and fitter's mark in the form of a letter

status: unknown




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revised: April 14, 2008 10:29:42
created: August 21, 2007
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