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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. 17.
  • copyright for image:  British School of Archaeology in Iraq
• museum number: IM62501


excavation number: ND9423


provenience: Nimrud (SW 37)

dimension(s) (in cm):
height: 6.5; width at top 3.5; width (at base): 5.1 thickness: 0.6

material: ivory

date: Neo Assyrian (ca. 800 BC)

description:
Male kneeling to the right, hands raised to a column ;wears a double crown, loose-sleeved garment, and knee-length skirt

status: unknown




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revised: April 14, 2008 10:17:42
created: June 3, 2003
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