Ivory plaque of a cow and calf among papyrus plants

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Details

  • Title

    Ivory plaque of a cow and calf among papyrus plants

  • Associated place

    Nimrud (Fort Shalmaneser, ND11,194) (place of excavation)
  • Date

    880 BC - 710 BC
  • Material and technique

    ivory

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    6.6 cm (height)
    12.6 cm (length)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Presented by the British School of Archaeology in Iraq, 1962.

  • Museum location

    Ground floor | Gallery 19 | Ancient Near East
  • Museum department

    Antiquities

  • Accession no.

    AN1962.602

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Further reading

Piper, David, and Christopher White, Treasures of the Ashmolean Museum: An Illustrated Souvenir of the Collections, revised edn (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 1995), no. 7 on p. 14, illus. p. 14 fig. 7

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