Collection of three carved ivories by Unknown Artist

Part of decoration of elaborate pieces, brought to Assyria as tribute from Syria or Phoenicia: 1) Winged ram-headed sphinx infretted relief, 8 x 7 cm.

Details

Medium:
Ivory
Acquired in:
1966
Presented by:
British School of Archaeology, Iraq through The Art Fund

2) Bull in relief, L, 10 cm. 3) Engraved panel with alternating lotus flowers & lotus buds, 4 x 8 cm.

Provenance

Excavated by Professor M.E.L.Mallowan, Fort Shalmaneser, Nimrud.

Venue details

Ipswich Museum and Art Gallery High Street, IPSWICH Suffolk IP1 3QH 01473 433 551 www.ipswich.gov.uk/Museums

Entry details

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