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ivory -- relief -- human -- female -- 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. 63.
  • copyright for image:  British School of Archaeology in Iraq
• museum number: -


excavation number: ND9184


provenience: Nimrud (SW 37)

dimension(s) (in cm):
height: 5.8; width: at top 2.5; width (at base): 3.1; thickness: 1.1

material: ivory

date: Neo Assyrian (ca. 800 BC)

description:
Female, facing right, wearing a wig and a close fitting ankle-length dress; right arm extended, to her right traces of the arm of a woman on an adjacent plaque.

status: unknown




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revised: April 14, 2008 10:18:03
created: June 3, 2003
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