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Human-headed bull and winged figure from a gateway in the wall surrounding Kouyunjik [Quyunjik].

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Title
Human-headed bull and winged figure from a gateway in the wall surrounding Kouyunjik [Quyunjik].
Names
Layard, Austen Henry, 1817-1894 (Author)
Collection

A second series of the Monuments of Nineveh: including bas-reliefs from the palace of Sennacherib and bronzes from the ruins of Nimroud

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1853
Place: London
Publisher: J. Murray
Library locations
General Research Division
Shelf locator: *OCM+++ (Layard, A. H. Second series of the Monuments of Nineveh)
Topics
Art -- Nineveh (Extinct city)
Nineveh (Extinct city)
Nînaw'a (Iraq : Province)
Bas-reliefs -- Iraq
Doors & doorways -- Iraq
Genres
Illustrations
Prints
Notes
Content: "... The details in the wings of the human-headed Bull have been added by mistake in the plate; only part of them had been put in by the Assyrian sculptor" /From the description of the plate, p. 1/
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 6612573
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14308487
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7572c4a0-c6e6-012f-fd93-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1817: Creator Born
  • 1853: Issued
  • 1894: Creator Died
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

General Research Division, The New York Public Library. "Human-headed bull and winged figure from a gateway in the wall surrounding Kouyunjik [Quyunjik]." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1853. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dc-4724-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

General Research Division, The New York Public Library. "Human-headed bull and winged figure from a gateway in the wall surrounding Kouyunjik [Quyunjik]." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 21, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dc-4724-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

General Research Division, The New York Public Library. (1853). Human-headed bull and winged figure from a gateway in the wall surrounding Kouyunjik [Quyunjik]. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dc-4724-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Human-headed bull and winged figure from a gateway in the wall surrounding Kouyunjik [Quyunjik].