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ivory -- relief -- gods -- head broken -- falcon-headdress


ivory -- relief -- plants -- floral design


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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. 225.
  • copyright for image:  British School of Archaeology in Iraq
• museum number: IM65226


excavation number: ND9469


provenience: Nimrud (SW 37)

dimension(s) (in cm):
height: 7.0; width: 2.8; thickness: 0.8

material: ivory

date: Neo Assyrian (ca. 800 BC)

description:
Figure facing left, with feather on the knees, wearing falcon headdres and sun disc crown; below it floral design

status: unknown




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revised: April 14, 2008 10:19:14
created: June 5, 2003
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