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Ivory plaque: ANE.8.1961

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 23




Curving ivory plaque from furniture, decorated with inlaid winged sphinxes and Egyptianizing motifs

Measurements and weight

Length: 0.223 m

Place(s) associated

  • Fort Shalmaneser Kalhu (Nimrud) ⪼ Iraq

Find spot

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1961) by British School of Archaeology in Iraq


-800 BCE - -701 BCE

Materials used in production


References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: ANE.8.1961
Primary reference Number: 87564
Oldadmincategory: O
Oldobjectnumber: WAE.8.1961
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 15 May 2012 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Antiquities

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