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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. 865.
  • copyright for image:  British School of Archaeology in Iraq
• museum number: -


excavation number: ND7734


provenience: Nimrud (SW 37)

dimension(s) (in cm):
length: 8.1, height: 3.2, thickness: 0.6, diam. of dowel holes: 0.3

material: ivory

date: Neo Assyrian (ca. 800 BC)

description:
Floral design with two flowers separated by a bud; two dowel holes on the top

status: unknown




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revised: April 14, 2008 10:30:15
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