• Amulet with a Lamashtu Demon in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, July 2010

    Title: Amulet with a Lamashtu demon Period: Neo-Babylonian Date: 7th-6th Century BC Geography: Mesopotamia Medium: Limestone Dimensions: 1.97 x 2.44 x 0.55 in. (5 x 6.2 x 1.4 cm) Classification: Stone-Ornament, Inscribed Credit Line: Purcha…

  • Ivory Chair Back with a Tree Pattern in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, August 2007

    Chair back with a tree pattern Ivory, embedded in a modern wood matrix Mesopotamia, excavated at Nimrud (ancient Kalhu), Fort Shalmaneser, Room SW7 Neoassyrian period, Syrian style 8th century BC Expedition of the British School of Archaeology in Iraq.…

  • Ivory Horse Blinker with a Seated Sphinx Wearing a Uraeus and Sun-Disc Headdress in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, August 2008

    Horse Blinker with a Seated Sphinx Wearing a Uraeus and Sun-Disc Headdress; Neo-Assyrian period, 8th century B.C.; Phoenician style Mesopotamia; excavated at Nimrud (ancient Kalhu), Northwest Palace, well in Room NN Expedition of the British School of A…


  • Horse Blinker with an Egyptian Wedjat Eye in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, August 2008

    Horse Blinker with an Egyptian-type Wedjat Eye ("Eye of Horus") Ivory Mesopotamia, excavated at Nimrud (ancient Kalhu), Fort Shalmaneser, Room SW 37 Neo-Assyrian period, Phoenician style, 8th century BC Accession # 60.145.4 This is one of a number of i…

  • Ivory Head of a Roaring Lion in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, November 2010

    Title: Head of a roaring lion Period: Neo-Assyrian Date: ca. 9th–8th century B.C. Geography: Mesopotamia, Nimrud (ancient Kalhu) Medium: Ivory Dimensions: H. 3 3/4 x W. 3 x D. 2 3/4in. (9.5 x 7.6 x 6.9cm) Classification: Ivory/Bone-Sculpture…

  • Ivory Head of a Man in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, November 2010

    Title: Head of a man Period: Neo-Assyrian Date: ca. 9th–8th century B.C. Geography: Mesopotamia, Nimrud (ancient Kalhu) Medium: Ivory, Egyptian Blue Dimensions: H. 3 7/16 x W. 3 9/16 x D. 2 1/8 in. (8.7 x 9 x 5.4 cm) Classification: Ivory/Bon…


  • Ivory Plaque with Pharaonic Figures Flanking a Sacred Tree in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, July 2010

    Egyptianizing figures on either side of a tree with a winged disk, 8th–7th century b.c.; Neo-Assyrian Mesopotamia, Nimrud (ancient Kalhu) Ivory H. 4.88 in. (12.4 cm) Rogers Fund, 1962 (62.269.3) During the ninth to seventh centuries B.C., vast quantitie…

  • Ivory Panel with a Male Figure Grasping a Tree in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, August 2007

    Panel with a male figure grasping a tree; winged sun disk above Ivory Mesopotamia, excavated at Nimrud (ancient Kahlu), Fort Shalmaneser, Room SW 7 Neo-Assyrian period, Syrian style 8th century BC Expedition of the British School of Archaeology in Iraq.…

  • Ivory Chairback Panel with a Warrior Holding Lotuses in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, July 2010

    Title: Chair back panel with warrior holding lotuses Period: Neo-Assyrian Date: 8th century B.C. Geography: Mesopotamia, Nimrud (ancient Kalhu) Medium: Ivory Dimensions: 11.38 x 2.72 x 0.2 in. (28.91 x 6.91 x 0.51 cm) Classification: Ivory/Bo…


  • Assyrian Ivory Plaque in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, August 2008

    Plaques with Striding Man and Standing Female Ivory Mesopotamia, excavated at Nimrud (ancient Kahlu), Fort Shalmaneser, Room SW 7 Neo-Assyrian period, Syrian style 9th-8th century BC Accession # 58.31.1-.2 Text from the Metropolitan Museum of Art label.

  • Cloissonne Furniture Plaque with Horus Seated on a Lotus in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, July 2010

    Cloisonne Furniture Plaque with Child Horus Seated on Lotus Ivory Northern Mesopotamia, excavated at Nimrud (ancient Kalhu), Fort Shalmaneser, East Corridor Neo-Assyrian period, Phoenician style, 8th century BC Accession Number: 59.107.16 Text from the…

  • Ivory Plaque with Two Kneeling Youths Supporting a Ram-headed Sphinx in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, July 2010

    Title: Plaque with two kneeling youths supporting a ram-headed sphinx Period: Neo-Assyrian Date: 9th-8th Century BC Geography: Mesopotamia, Nimrud (ancient Kalhu) Medium: Ivory Dimensions: H. 4 x W. 2 1/2 x Th. 7/16 in. (10.1 x 6.3 x 1.1 cm) C…


  • Assyrian Ivory Plaque with Two Sphinxes Each Trampling a Fallen Asiatic in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, August 2008

    Plaque with Two Winged Sphinxes, each Trampling a Fallen Asiatic Ivory Northern Mesopotamia, excavated at Nimrud (ancient Kalhu), Fort Shalmaneser, Room SW 37 Neo-Assyrian period, Phoenician style, 9th-7th century BC Accession # 61.197.8 Text from the…

  • Assyrian Ivory Plaque with Two Winged Sphinxes, each Trampling a Fallen Asiatic in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, February 2008

    Plaque with Two Winged Sphinxes, each Trampling a Fallen Asiatic Ivory Northern Mesopotamia, excavated at Nimrud (ancient Kalhu), Fort Shalmaneser, Room SW 37 Neo-Assyrian period, Phoenician style, 9th-7th century BC Accession # 61.197.8 Text from the…

  • Ivory Plaque Fragment with a Cow and Suckling Calf in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, February 2008

    Plaque fragment with a cow and a suckling calf Ivory Northern Mesopotamia, excavated at Nimrud (ancient Kalhu), Fort Shalmaneser, Rooms SW 11/12 Neo-Assyrian period, Syrian style, 9th-8th century BC Accession # 64.37.3 Suckling scenes such as this one a…


  • Plaque with a Grazing Stag in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, August 2008

    Plaque with a grazing stag Period: Neo-Assyrian Date: ca. 9th–8th century B.C. Geography: Syria, probably from Arslan Tash (ancient Hadatu) Culture: Assyrian Medium: Ivory Dimensions: 2.25 x 4 in. (5.72 x 10.16 cm) Classification: Ivory/Bone-…

  • Ivory Striding Bull in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, November 2010

    Title: Striding bull Period: Neo-Assyrian Date: ca. 8th–7th century B.C. Geography: Mesopotamia, Nimrud (ancient Kalhu) Medium: Ivory, gold foil Dimensions: 2.89 x 1.46 x 0.94 in. (7.34 x 3.71 x 2.39 cm) Classification: Ivory/Bone-Sculpture…

  • Openwork Plaque with a Rampant Goat Eating a Plant in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, August 2008

    Openwork Plaque with a Rampant Goat Eating a Plant Ivory Mesopotamia, excavated at Nimrud (ancient Kalhu), Fort Shalmaneser, Room SW 37 Neo-Assyrian period, Syrian style, 8th century BC Expedition of the British School of Archaeology in Iraq Accession #…


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