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Lost Treasures from Iraq--Objects
- 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. 78/79.
- copyright for image:
British School of Archaeology in Iraq
• museum number: IM65418|
• excavation number: ND10696
• provenience: Nimrud (SW 37)
• dimension(s) (in cm):
height: 9.6; width: at top 4.7; width (at base): 7.7; thickness: 1.0; diam. of base ca. 18.0
• material: ivory
• date: Neo Assyrian (ca. 800 BC)
Combat in stylized mountain scene: Male, facing left, wearing a short pleated kilt, left foot raised; holds a winged griffin by the comb and thrusts a long sword into its open beak. Floral frieze above combat scene.
• status: unknown
revised: April 14, 2008 10:18:12
created: June 3, 2003
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