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ivory -- relief -- human -- female


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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. 903.
  • copyright for image:  British School of Archaeology in Iraq
• museum number: IM65281


excavation number: ND10343


provenience: Nimrud (SW 37)

dimension(s) (in cm):
height: 5.3, width: 3.9, thickness: 1.9

material: ivory

date: Neo Assyrian (ca. 800 BC)

description:
Head and chest of a female facing front with hands flexed, hair parted in the middle and ending in ringlets in the back; wears a tight high-necked dress with wavy lines and four bracelets on each wrist; pegged dowel hole on the reverse side

status: unknown




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