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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. 69.
  • copyright for image:  British School of Archaeology in Iraq
• museum number: -


excavation number: ND13150


provenience: Nimrud (SW 37)

dimension(s) (in cm):
height: 4.3; width: 2.0 dm; thickness: 0.8

material: ivory

date: Neo Assyrian (ca. 800 BC)

description:
Female, facing right (right side only preserved), wears a wig of which only traces are left, and an ankle-length dress showing striped material; left arm extended, hand brasping a bud growing from the column.

status: unknown




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revised: April 14, 2008 10:18:06
created: June 3, 2003
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