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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. 927.
- copyright for image:
British School of Archaeology in Iraq
• museum number: -|
• excavation number: ND9083
• provenience: Nimrud (SW 37)
• dimension(s) (in cm):
height: 6.0, width: 7.6, thickness: 1.0
• material: ivory
• date: Neo Assyrian (ca. 800 BC)
Pair of opposed winged creatures holding snakes with a dog sitting between them facing front, the figure on the left is two-faced and the one on the right only partially preserved; dog wears a collar, figure on the left wears a horned crown, short
skirt and ankle-length belted overskirt; reverse side has horizontal markings.
• status: unknown
created: April 14, 2008 10:30:27
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