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Knob

Period:
Neo-Assyrian
Date:
ca. 8th century B.C.
Geography:
Mesopotamia, Nimrud (ancient Kalhu)
Culture:
Assyrian
Medium:
Ivory
Dimensions:
0.35 in. (0.89 cm)
Classification:
Ivory/Bone-Ornaments
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1958
Accession Number:
58.31.18
Not on view
1957, excavated by Max Mallowan, on behalf of the British School of Archaeology in Iraq; ceded in the division of finds to the British School of Archaeology in Iraq; acquired by the Museum in 1958, as a result of its financial contribution to the excavations.
Wilkinson, Charles K. 1958. "Ancient Near Eastern Art." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 17 (2), Eighty-Eighth Annual Report of the Trustees for the Fiscal Year 1957-1958 (Oct., 1958), pp. 40-41.

Herrmann, Georgina. 1992. The Small Collections from Fort Shalmaneser, Ivories from Nimrud (1949-1963), Fasc. V. London: The British School of Archaeology in Iraq, no. 488, p. 132, pl. 101.
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