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ivory -- relief -- winged figure -- 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. 44.
  • copyright for image:  British School of Archaeology in Iraq
• museum number: IM65356


excavation number: ND10490


provenience: Nimrud (SW 37)

dimension(s) (in cm):
height: 6.3; width: at top 4.0; thickness: 0.6

material: ivory

date: Neo Assyrian (ca. 800 BC)

description:
Winged male facing right, left arm and wing raised, right arm and wing held across; wears short wig and thigh-length skirt under an ankle-length skirt

status: unknown




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revised: April 14, 2008 10:17:53
created: June 3, 2003
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