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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. 771.
  • copyright for image:  British School of Archaeology in Iraq
• museum number: -


excavation number: ND13624


provenience: Nimrud (SW 37)

dimension(s) (in cm):
height: with tenon 6.7, height: of panel 6.0, width: 4.4, thickness: 1.0

material: ivory

date: Neo Assyrian (ca. 800 BC)

description:
Bottom of a stylized tree with two sets of four upward-curving branches, flowers and a trunk decorated with chevrons and horizontal ribs; tenon on the bottom, dowel holes through the curved branches, the reverse side has faint striations a fitterŐs mark in the form of two letters and the beginning of a third.

status: unknown




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