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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. 746.
  • copyright for image:  British School of Archaeology in Iraq
• museum number: -


excavation number: ND13483b


provenience: Nimrud (SW 37)

dimension(s) (in cm):
height: 4.4, width: 1.8, thickness: 0.6

material: ivory

date: Neo Assyrian (ca. 800 BC)

description:
Head and forequarters of a cow facing left with head turned back and tongue out; trace of a fitter's mark on reverse side [eye was inlaid]

status: unknown




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revised: April 14, 2008 10:29:37
created: August 21, 2007
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