- 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. 253.
- copyright for image:
British School of Archaeology in Iraq
• museum number: IM65247|
• excavation number: ND9359
• provenience: Nimrud (SW 37)
• dimension(s) (in cm):
height: 10.2; width: at top 3.1; width (at base): 4.6; thickness: 0.5
• material: ivory
• date: Neo Assyrian (ca. 800 BC)
Upper field: winged, human-headed sphinx facing right, wearing a sun disc crown over a headcloth', below it floral design; lower field: winged male, falcon-headed, facing right, wearing an ankle-length garment, holding flowers.
• status: unknown