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Furniture Fragment

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Object Number:65-3-5
Current Location: Middle East Galleries
Currently On Display
Provenience: Iraq
Nimrud
Period: Assyrian
Date Made: 8th century BC
Early Date: -800
Late Date: -700
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Ivory
Iconography:Lion Paw
Height: 14 cm
Width: 11 cm
Depth: 6 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from the British School of Archaeology, Iraq, 1965
Other Number:ND 10529 - Field No SF

Description

Lion's Leg/Paw

Leg and foot of lion in the round. Top section of leg originally decorated with red and blue inlaid diamonds. Traces of bright color remain. Top shows dowel hole and scoring. base of foot has dowel for insertion.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

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