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ivory -- relief -- human -- male -- double crown


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


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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. 338.
  • copyright for image:  British School of Archaeology in Iraq
• museum number: IM62727


excavation number: ND7992


provenience: Nimrud (SW 37)

dimension(s) (in cm):
height: 13.0; width: 4.0; thickness: 0.8

material: ivory

date: Neo Assyrian (ca. 800 BC)

description:
Male facing left, left hand holding a jug, right arm raised; wears double crown and a short skirt

status: unknown




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