Ivory; head and neck of Assyrian female; carved in round, wearing chaplet of rosettes and sockets for inlay; holes where inlaid ornaments had been; long hair; pendant lock on one side; rich necklace of two chains with dependent discs around blobs; singed by fire.
- Excavated/Findspot: South East Palace
- (Asia,Iraq,North Iraq,Nimrud (Kalhu),South East Palace (Nimrud))
- Length: 5.41 centimetres
2008 17 Mar-17 Aug, Basel, Antikenmuseum, 'Homer'
1988 Feb-Nov, Italy, Venice, Palazzo Grassi, I Fenici
Fair; singed by fire.
12 August 1996
Reason for treatment
Remove shiny adhesive. Check cracks.
Faint shiny traces of previous consolidant. Cracked - but stable.
Removed shine from surface using cotton-tipped swabs moistened with acetone.
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Object reference number: WCO28798
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