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Fragmentary openwork panel

Period:
Neo-Assyrian
Date:
ca. 9th–8th century B.C.
Geography:
Mesopotamia, Nimrud (ancient Kalhu)
Culture:
Assyrian
Medium:
Ivory
Dimensions:
1.54 x 4.13 in. (3.91 x 10.49 cm)
Classification:
Ivory/Bone-Reliefs-Inscribed
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1964
Accession Number:
64.37.4
Not on view
1963, 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 1964, as a result of its financial contribution to the excavations.

“Archaeology: Exploring the Past,” The Junior Museum of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, September 22, 1962–June 30, 1966.

"Origin and Influence, Cultural Contacts: Egypt, the Ancient Near East, and the Classical World." The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, December 18, 1970–April 23, 1971.

Harper, Prudence O. 1971. "Origin and Influence Cultural Contacts: Egypt, the Ancient near East, and the Classical World." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 29 (7), pp. 320-321.

Klengel-Brandt, Evelyn. 1996. "Neu in Berlin: Dauerleihgaben aus New York", in Vorderasiatisches Museum, Aus den Museen, Schlossern und Sammlungen 1, pp. 46-47.
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