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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. 47.
  • copyright for image:  British School of Archaeology in Iraq
• museum number: IM65252


excavation number: ND9424


provenience: Nimrud (SW 37)

dimension(s) (in cm):
height: 5.0; width: at top 4.2; width (at base): 5.6; thickness: 0.7

material: ivory

date: Neo Assyrian (ca. 800 BC)

description:
Winged male facing left holding a flower in raised right hand, lowered left hand; wears a double crown, short wig and a long open skirt over a short underskirt

status: unknown




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revised: April 14, 2008 10:17:54
created: June 3, 2003
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