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Plaque

Period:
Neo-Assyrian
Date:
ca. 8th–7th century B.C.
Geography:
Mesopotamia, Nimrud (ancient Kalhu)
Culture:
Assyrian
Medium:
Ivory
Dimensions:
1.77 x 1.3 x 0.91 in. (4.5 x 3.3 x 2.31 cm)
Classification:
Ivory/Bone-Reliefs
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1964
Accession Number:
64.37.14
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.

Herrmann, Georgina and Stuart Laidlaw. 2013. Ivories from Rooms SW11/12 and T10 Fort Shalmaneser, Ivories from Nimrud (1949-1963), Fasc. VII. London: The British School of Archaeology in Iraq, no. 1, p. 129, pl. 1.
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