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Lost Treasures from Iraq--Objects
- 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. 911.
- copyright for image:
British School of Archaeology in Iraq
• museum number: IM65214|
• excavation number: ND9432
• provenience: Nimrud (SW 37)
• dimension(s) (in cm):
height: 5.1, width: 8.0
• material: ivory
• date: Neo Assyrian (ca. 800 BC)
Winged, ram-headed sphinx lying down facing left, head turned to the front with curly horns, top knot and the chest and lower wing marked with a criss-cross pattern; dowel hole on the horn, and the hindleg and two pegged dowel holes on the reverse side.
• status: unknown
created: April 14, 2008 10:30:25
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