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ivory -- relief -- human -- male -- head missing


ivory -- relief -- human -- male -- standing


front view and reverse
  • 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. 314.
  • copyright for image:  British School of Archaeology in Iraq
• museum number: -


excavation number: ND13160


provenience: Nimrud (SW 37)

dimension(s) (in cm):
height: 10.4; width: 4.3; thickness: 1.3

material: ivory

date: Neo Assyrian (ca. 800 BC)

description:
Body only of male facing left, left arm hangs at his side; wears a kilt and overskirt; reverse has inscription

status: unknown




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revised: April 14, 2008 10:20:01
created: June 9, 2003
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