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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. 30.
  • copyright for image:  British School of Archaeology in Iraq
• museum number: IM65383


excavation number: ND10568


provenience: Nimrud (SW 37)

dimension(s) (in cm):
height: 7.9; width: at top 3.7; width (at base): 5.4; thickness: 0.7; diam. of base; ca. 14.0

material: ivory

date: Neo Assyrian (ca. 800 BC)

description:
Male figure facing right with right arm at the side and left arm held out holding a staff ;wears double crown, short wig, thigh-length skirt and open ankle-length overskirt

status: unknown




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revised: April 14, 2008 10:17:48
created: June 3, 2003
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