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Lost Treasures from Iraq--Objects

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ivory -- relief -- writing -- hieroglyphs


ivory -- relief -- animals -- lion -- feet only


ivory -- relief -- plants -- trees -- trunk
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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. 498.
  • copyright for image:  British School of Archaeology in Iraq
• museum number: -


excavation number: ND13344


provenience: Nimrud (SW 37)

dimension(s) (in cm):
height: 3.6; width: 5.1; thickness: 0.9

material: ivory

date: Neo Assyrian (ca. 800 BC)

description:
On the front the base of the trunk of a tree, the foot of a lion, and a plant and on the back the remains of hieroglyphs




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revised: April 14, 2008 10:22:00
created: April 20, 2004
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