Ivory Panel from Nimrud
One of the so-called Nimrud Ivories, this openwork ivory panel of a lion is one of many found at the site during excavations carried out during the 19th and 20th centuries. Among the excavators was Agatha Christie, who records in her autobiography that she cleaned the small plaques with a number of tools and products, including her face cream. The ivories are dated to the Neo-Assyrian period. (Source)
Neo-Assyrian, 9th-7th centuries BCE.
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