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ivory -- relief -- geometric design -- scale pattern


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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. 287.
  • copyright for image:  British School of Archaeology in Iraq
• museum number: IM69975


excavation number: ND9168


provenience: Nimrud (SW 37)

dimension(s) (in cm):
L. 10.5; height: 8.4; thickness: 2.3

material: ivory

date: Neo Assyrian (ca. 800 BC)

description:
Border of circular holes on top and bottom, three rows of a scale pattern in the center

status: unknown




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revised: April 14, 2008 10:19:44
created: June 9, 2003
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