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Gallery Conversation: Assyria to America

Date/Time
12/22/19
3:00 pm

Location
Bowdoin College Museum of Art
9400 College Station
Brunswick, Maine 04011
United States

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Sean P. Burrus, Andrew W. Mellon postdoctoral curatorial fellow; James Higginbotham, associate curator for the ancient collection; and Ayub Tahlil, Class of 2022, lead a discussion about the ancient and modern histories of the Northwest Palace at Nimrud, the original setting of Bowdoin’s Assyrian reliefs.

Free and open to the public.

Illustration: RELIEF OF ASHURNASIRPAL WITH ATTENDANTS CELEBRATING A HUNT, Assyrian, ca. 875–860 B.C.E., from Kalhu (Nimrud), Iraq, Northwest Palace, West Wing, panel 16, gypsum (Mosul alabaster). Gift of Dr. Henri Byron Haskell, Medical School Class of 1855. Bowdoin College Museum of Art.

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