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ivory -- relief -- winged figure -- male -- kneeling
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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. 48.
  • copyright for image:  British School of Archaeology in Iraq
• museum number: -


excavation number: ND13088


provenience: Nimrud (SW 37)

dimension(s) (in cm):
height: 5.0; width: 3.3; thickness: 0.4

material: ivory

date: Neo Assyrian (ca. 800 BC)

description:
Upper body of a winged figure facing right with left arm and wing raised, right arm and wing lowered and held across the body; wears a double crown, short wig

status: unknown




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revised: April 14, 2008 10:17:55
created: June 3, 2003
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