Zhou Bronze Tapir-Like Animal

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 11 December 2018
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This was probably used to support a vessel. The surface of the animal is entirely covered with incised spiraling decoration. Made in Houma. Eastern Zhou period, 6th to 5th century BCE. From Modern-day China. (The British Museum, London).

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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Amin, O. S. M. (2018, December 11). Zhou Bronze Tapir-Like Animal. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/9492/zhou-bronze-tapir-like-animal/

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