University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 61-3-1
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Iraq
Nimrud
Locus: Fort Shalmaneser
Room SE 10
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Ivory
Iconography:Man
Mythological Animal
Height: 11.2cm
Width: 6cm
Depth: 0.7cm
Credit Line:Gift of the British School of Archaeology in Iraq, 1961
Other NumberND 7564 - Field No SF

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.


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