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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. 34.
  • copyright for image:  British School of Archaeology in Iraq
• museum number: IM65404


excavation number: ND10667


provenience: Nimrud (SW 37)

dimension(s) (in cm):
height: 4.6; width: at top 3.2; width (at base): 4.1; thickness: 0.7; diam. of base ca. 12.0

material: ivory

date: Neo Assyrian (ca. 800 BC)

description:
Male facing right towards tree flowers, with raised left hand holding a flower and right arm at side; wears double crown, thigh-length skirt under an ankle-length skirt

status: unknown




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revised: April 14, 2008 10:17:51
created: June 3, 2003
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