Head of a male or female figure

Ivory | 2.6 x 2.9cm | c. 9th-8th century B.C.

Unknown Artist

This small ivory head is beardless and its gender cannot be securely determined. It was found in a room at Fort Shalmaneser, a royal building at Nimrud that was probably used to store tribute and booty collected by the Assyrians while on military cam...
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