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Furniture Fragment

Inlay

Object Number:
61-3-1
Current Location:
Provenience:
Iraq
Nimrud
Locus:
Fort Shalmaneser
Room SE 10
Section:
Near Eastern
Materials:
Ivory
Iconography:
Man
Mythological Animal
Description:
Relief; Man Slaying Mythological Animal and stamping on it. Man has crescent horns. Animal is winged (?). Plaque burned to light grey. Much reconstructed and strengthened. End tongue pieces to be set into slots or grooves.
Credit Line:
Gift of the British School of Archaeology in Iraq, 1961
Other Number:
ND 7564   -   Field No SF

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The Golden Age of King Midas (13 Feb 2016 - 27 Nov 2016)
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