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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. 318.
- copyright for image:
British School of Archaeology in Iraq
• museum number: IM65318|
• excavation number: ND10416
• provenience: Nimrud (SW 37)
• dimension(s) (in cm):
height: with tenons 12.1; height: of panel 10.3; width: 5.6; thickness: 1.5
• material: ivory
• date: Neo Assyrian (ca. 800 BC)
Male facing left holding a winged griffin by its comb and thrusting a sword or spear into its beak, right foot on the griffin's neck; wears double crown, short-sleeved tunic, and short skirt.
• status: unknown
revised: April 14, 2008 10:20:03
created: June 9, 2003
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