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ivory -- relief -- human -- male -- double crown


ivory -- relief -- human -- male -- standing
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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. 24.
  • copyright for image:  British School of Archaeology in Iraq
• museum number: IM65283


excavation number: ND10347


provenience: Nimrud (SW 37)

dimension(s) (in cm):
height: 5.5; width: at top 3.1; width (at base): 4.1; thickness: 0.8

material: ivory

date: Neo Assyrian (ca. 800 BC)

description:
Male facing right with jug holding a flower in left hand, right arm held across body, and flower in raised hand; wears a double crown, thigh-length skirt, under an ankle-length coat

status: unknown




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revised: April 14, 2008 10:17:46
created: June 3, 2003
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