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ivory -- relief -- plants -- flowers -- lotos


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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. 866.
  • copyright for image:  British School of Archaeology in Iraq
• museum number: IM62726


excavation number: ND7690


provenience: Nimrud (SW 37)

dimension(s) (in cm):
length: 10.2, height: 4.8, thickness: 0.3

material: ivory

date: Neo Assyrian (ca. 800 BC)

description:
Above: floral design of three flowers and buds with three flowers and remains of a fourth separated by three buds; Below: floral design of of four flowers separated by three buds; striations on reverse side

status: unknown




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revised: April 14, 2008 10:30:15
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