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ivory -- relief -- geometric design -- rosette


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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. 869.
  • copyright for image:  British School of Archaeology in Iraq
• museum number: IM65413


excavation number: ND10685


provenience: Nimrud (SW 37)

dimension(s) (in cm):
length: 8.3, height: 2.7, thickness: 0.6, diam. of dowel holes: 0.5

material: ivory

date: Neo Assyrian (ca. 800 BC)

description:
Design of four linked diamonds and the start of a fifth, with two flowers on the inside; dowel holes on top and bottom

status: unknown




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