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ivory -- relief -- human -- male -- sun disk crown


ivory -- relief -- human -- 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. 362b.
  • copyright for image:  British School of Archaeology in Iraq
• museum number: -


excavation number: ND13395


provenience: Nimrud (SW 37)

dimension(s) (in cm):
Top Fragment: height: 2.5; width: 2.7; thickness: 0.4; Bottom Frangment: height: 2.4; width: 3.2; thickness: 0.5 c

material: ivory

date: Neo Assyrian (ca. 800 BC)

description:
Top Fragment: Male facing right under a winged disc; wears a wig Bottom Fragment: Legs of male; wears pleated skirt




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revised: April 14, 2008 10:20:31
created: June 10, 2003
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