File AvailableAnonymous 2014 Tutti a far visita a "Rino" – In mostra i colossi del Po. "La Provincia di Cremona", November 11 2014: p. 1, 1 fig [http://www.laprovinciacr.it/news/cronaca/102777/Tutti-a-far-visita-a-.html]
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The article speaks about the international exhibition of the S. kirchbergensis skull from Spinadesco (vide Persico & al, 2014) together with two other very famous rhinoceros skulls previously found in adjacent Po areas.
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File AvailableAleksandrova, V.; Billia, E.M.E. 2004 Nosorogi Merka: sledy vedut v Tomsk [Merck 's rhinoceroses: their tracks lead to Tomsk] (an interview). Krasnoe Znamya – Tomskaya Oblastnaya Ezhednevnaya Gazeta [The daily paper of the Tomsk Region], 12 Marta 2004 g-a, Tomsk; n. 32 (25112): p. 4, 1 photo (by A. Kungurov).
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File AvailablePenkina O.; Billia, E.M.E. 2004 V Tomske zhili nosorogi … [In Tomsk lived rhinoceroses …] (an interview). Tomskaya Nedelya – Oblastnaya Nezavisimaya Gazeta [The Regional Independent Journal], 3 Yanvarya 2004 g-a, Tomsk n. 1 (610): p. 7, 1 photo (by S. Zakharov).
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File AvailablePenkina O.; Billia, E.M.E. 2004 Taezhny nosorog – Drevnie mlekopitayuschchie ne uzhilis' s chelovekom ? [The taiga rhinoceros – Ancient mammals didn 't interact with man ?] (an interview). Poisk – Ezhenedel'naya gazeta nauchnogo soobshestva [Poisk – Daily Journal of the Scientific Association], 3 sentyabrya 2004 g-a, n. 36 (798): p. 16.
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Internet 2002 Rhino specimens in museums
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Bishan Das, ca. 1590. Emperor Babur shoots a rhinoceros; Page from the "scattered" Babur-Nama manuscript, attributed to the painter Bishan Das, ca. 1590. De Burellt collection, Basel, Switzerland, post 1927, Gift from Barbara and Eberhard Fischer. Illustrated (part?) in colour in...
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File AvailableGripper, J. 2000 [Various notes]. Sebakwe News 2000 January
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Zimbabwe. Photos of cave paintings on sandstone at the Malilangwe Estate, Chiredzi in the Lowveld. One has an obvious rhinoceros.
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Wan Yi; Wang Shuqing; Lu Yanzhen 1998 Das Leben in der Verbotenen Stadt: Die Qing-Dynastie 1644-1911. Redaktion der deutschen Ausgabe: Friedemann Berger, Dai Shieng, Gu Xiaoyun. Hong Kong, The Commercial Press
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Life in the Lost City, China. Illustrates a miror standing on the back of four single-horned rhinos.
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File AvailableMartin, E.B.; Vigne, L. 1995 Nepal's rhino - one of the greatest conservation success stories. Pachyderm 20: 10-26, figs. 1-3, pls. 1-8, tables 1-11
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Bhaktapur, Nepal - stone rhinos At Bhaktapur near Kathmandu, two rhinos can be seen which were carved from stone several hundred years ago. (with photo by EB Martin)
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File AvailableAnonymous 1995 Rhino carvings in Ujung Kulon - Patung badak dari Ujung Kulon. Conservation Indonesia Oct-Dec 1995: 16-17, figs. 1-3
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File AvailableMartin, E.B. 1993 Rhino poaching in Namibia from 1980 to 1990 and the illegal trade in the horn. Pachyderm 17: 39-51, figs. 1-5, tables 1-5
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Nepal. I have never found large pieces of rhino horn for retail sale in Nepal (but I have seen antiques such as bowls carved from rhino horn for sale in the Kathmandu Valley).
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File AvailableWang Zhentang; Zhao Wenjie; Sun Gang 1993 The eco-environmental model of Rhinoceros extinction in China. Polish Ecological Studies 19 (1/2): 29-34, figs. 1-3
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One can conclude that the northern border of the rhinoceros' distribution was ?Hua' from the record in Jiaguwen of Shang Dynasty, that indicated how many (normally 5-6, sometimes 11 or 12 to 16) were captured at several places north of Huang River and south of Tai Hang Mountains.
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File AvailableWoodhouse, B. 1990 Rhinoceros on the rocks. REF Journal 3: 24-28, figs. 1-4
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South Africa and Zimbabwe. The fact that the black rhinoceros was cornered and shot in the ruins of an Iron Age village is interesting, but of even greater interest is the fact that adjacent to many of these ruins were, and still are, some of the finest artistic representations of the rhinoceros...
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File AvailableMajupuria, T.C. 1977 Sacred and symbolic animals of Nepal: animals in the art, culture, myths and legends of the Hindus and Buddhists. Kathmandu, Sahayogi Prakashan, pp. i-ii, i-vi, 1-216
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These animals are also modelled and carved out with great accuracy in the wood-works and sculptures. Ancient Hindus treated them as highly sacred. Some books describe that these animals have no significance. But this view is completely wrong. Unicorn Rhinoceros has been frequently depicted on...
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File AvailableFreiheit, C.F. 1975 Rhinos for the future. Zoo Review Denver 1975 Winter: 4-5, figs. 1-2
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File AvailableBrentjes, B. 1969 Eine Darstellung des bengalischen Javanashorns Rhinoceros sondaicus inermis Lesson, 1840. Saugetierkundliche Mitteilungen 17: 209-211, figs. 1-2
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Figure of Rhinoceros sondaicus inermis. An Indian miniature from the 17th century in the private collection of Otto Sohn-Rethel in D?sseldorf has a representation of an animal which has now disappeared from India, the Javan rhinoceros. The picture is from the time of the Mogul emperor Jahangir....
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File AvailableCooke, C.K. 1964 Animals in Southern Rhodesian rock art. Arnoldia 1 (13): 1-22, figs. 1-10
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Zimbabwe - Diceros bicornis. There are 26 sites containing one or more paintings of this animal. These are spread evenly, but sparsely, throughout all the painted areas of Mashonaland from Umtali to Salisbury, in Wedza, Marandellas, Concession and Areturus Districts. There are two occurrences ...
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File AvailableCooke, C.K. 1964 Animals in Southern Rhodesian rock art. Arnoldia 1 (13): 1-22, figs. 1-10
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Zimbabwe - Ceratotherium simum. Five of the sites known contain paintings which can be definitely identified as representations of the White Rhinoceros. These are widely spread, appearing in the Chindamora Reserve, the Matopo Hills, at Melesanga in the Triangle area, and one in the Lower Sabi V...
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File AvailableMukherjee, B.N. 1955 'Rhinoceros-slayer' type of coins of Kumaragupta I. Indian Historical Quarterly 31 (2): 175-181
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File AvailableYi-Liang, Chou 1945 Notes on Marvazi's account on China. Harvard Journal of Asiatic Studies 9 (1): 13-23
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[On use of rhino horn to make girdles.]
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File AvailableKuehnel, E. 1941 Jagdbilder aus Indien. Atlantis 13: 417-424, figs. 1-9
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Figure of Emperor Jahangir on rhino hunt, ca. 1625. Coll. O.Sohn-Rethel, D?sseldorf. The emperor killed the rhino with a single shot. In the english edition of the memoirs it is stated that he hunts a wolf (II, 270). The translator was unsure if the original had gurg (wolf) or karg (rhinocero...
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File AvailableWinkler, H.A. 1938 Rock drawings of Southern Upper Egypt, I. Sir Robert Mond desert expedition, season 1936-1937, preliminary report. London, The Egypt Exploration Society and Humphrey Milford
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Rock engraving upper Egypt. The animals in the frieze are just sketched. With afew lines a spirited picture of each one is given, the elephant and the rhinoceros heavy and strong. The evidence which inclines me to attribute this picture to a Hamitic artist is not strong. We more readily expec...
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File AvailableArkell, A.J. 1937 Rock pictures in northern Darfur. Sudan Notes and Records 20 (2): 281-287, pls. 14-22
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Sudan. Two rhinos seen on rock painting at Merbo in Tabago, Sudan.
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File AvailableSteinmann, A. 1934 Welke dieren vindt men op de Boroboedoer en op enkele Hindoe-Javaansche bouwwerken afgebeeld?. Tropische Natuur 23 (5): 86-96, pls. 1-4, figs. 1-18
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Borobudur Monument. Two relief fragments. On the second row we see two deer, two rams with long beard, two rhinoceroses, etc. This pair of rhinos (see pl. IVa) is probably the only one found of this species on the Borobudur. The animals show only one horn, which means that they are either Rhi...
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File AvailableFrobenius, L.; Obermaier, H. 1925 Hadschra Maktuba: urzeitliche Felsbilder Kleinafrikas. Muenchen, Kurt Wolff, pp. i-vii, 1-62
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North Africa. The rhinoceros is quite rare. We know dlearly determinable paintings from South Marocco, and from our times, from Oued-Ain-Raimin, near G?ryville [= ca. El-Kasdir in Algeria, 33.43 N, 1.22 W]. Frobenius found further paintings in el-Korema [el Koraima, Morocco, 29.23 N, 10.8 W]. ...
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File AvailableBreuil, H. 1923 Station de gravures rupestres d'Aguilet Abderrahman (Sahara Central) d'apres les documents rapportes par l'adjudant Fretay. Anthropologie 33: 156-160, figs. 1-4
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Algeria. Rock paintings of Aguilet Anderrahman, Central Sahara, near Iguidi, 26.22 N, 6.53 W. There are certainly 2 figures of Rhinoceros simus (fig.4 no.15).
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File AvailableReisner, G.A. 1923 Excavations at Kerma. Harvard African Studies 6: pls. 55, 60
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Excavations at Kerma. Rhinoceros of rawhide - plate only.
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File AvailablePlowman, C.H.F. 1919 Notes on the Gedamoch ceremonies among the Boran. Journal of the Royal African Society 18 (70): 114-121
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Gedamoch ceremony among the Boran. Only the son of a past Gedamoch, and therefore a prospective Gedamoch himself, has the privilege of wearing the gutu, and then only after he has killed big game, viz. elephant, rhinoceros or giraffe. Prior to that he is a Ginda, and may not clean, con or oil h...
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File AvailablePlowman, C.H.F. 1919 Notes on the Gedamoch ceremonies among the Boran. Journal of the Royal African Society 18 (70): 114-121
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All must keep together and anyone breaking station is soundly beaten with the rhinoceros-hide whips which all are carrying.
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File AvailableGiles, H.A. 1915 Adversaria Sinica, series 2. Shanghai, Kelly and Walsh, pp. 1-60
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File AvailableSottas, H. 1914 Etude sur la stele C14 du Louvre. Recueil de Travaux relatifs a la Philologie 36: 153-166
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Stela C14 in Louvre, Paris. There is a passage with a hieroglyph resembling a rhinoceros with one horn, translated as ?ivory'. I have seen products of those hands employed by the director of public works, and from silver and iron to ivory and ebony.
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Coomaraswamy, A.K. 1912 Indian drawings: second series, chiefly Rajput. London, India Society, pp. 1-34, pls. 1-26
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Drawing in author's collection: 'Rhinoceros charging elephants', 18 ? x 8 inches; Rajput (Jaipur), 19th century. [rhino with single horn, no saddle] This work, probably late 19th century, though quite realistic, is very amusing; the unconcerned and surly rhino does not bestow a secon...
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File AvailablePeringuey, L. 1909 On rock engravings of animals and the human figure, found in South Africa. Transactions of the South African Philosophical Society 18: 401-419, pls. 7-15, figs. 1-2
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South Africa. Rhino found on rock paintings in the Cape Province. Identified as Rhinoceros simus. They were made anterior to the immigration of the Hottentots.
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File AvailableTongue, M. H. 1909 Bushman paintings. Oxford, Clarendon Press, pp. 1-47
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South Africa. Rock paintings with rhinoceros found and illustrated in: Zandfontein; Baviaans Krantz, Jonasfontein, Roodekop, Zandfontein (Molteno dt.).
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File AvailableWerner, A. 1908 Bushman paintings. Journal of the Royal African Society 7 (28): 387-393
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Busjman paintings, review. The rhinoceros occurs several times.
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File AvailablePeters, J.P.; Thiersch, H. 1905 Painted tombs in the Necropolis of Marissa (Mareshah). London, Committee of the Palestine Exploration Fund, pp. i-xvii, 1-101, pls. 1-22
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Painted tombs in Necropolis of Marissa (Mareshah). The last section on the south wall of tomb I consists of two very large, exotic animals, of which the first is a bulky rhinoceros [plate X]. The hige head with the small, round eyes set much too low down, produces a comical rather than a terrib...
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File AvailableAymonier, E. 1904 Le Cambodge, III: Le groupe d'Angkor et l'histoire. Paris, Ernest Leroux
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The cage of the rhinoceros. Towards the oriental extremity of this group, Francis Garnier, following Lagr?e, recorded a small ruin which excaped our attention. Both authors say the following: ?About 2 km from the village of Preah Dak, following the modern route eastwards, we find a rather stran...
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File AvailableGregory, J.W. 1896 The great Rift Valley, being the narrative of a journey to Mount Kenya and Lake Baringo, with some account of the geology, natural history, anthropology, and future prospects of British East Africa. London, John Murray, pp. i-xxi, 1-422
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Kenya. A Bushman rock painting of Burchell's rhinoceros.
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File AvailableHirth, F. 1885 China and the Roman orient: researches into their ancient and mediaeval relations as represented in old Chinese records. Leipzic and Munich, Georg Hirth and Shanghai and Hongkong, Kelly and Walsh, pp. i-xvii, 1-330
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Translation of Hou-hn-shu, chapter 88: hsi-yu-chuen, the first principal account of Ta-t'sin. This lasted until the 9th year of the Yen-shi period during the Emperor Huna-ti's reign (AD 166) when the king of Ta-ts'in, An-tun, sent an embassy which, from the frontier of Jik-nan (Annam) offered iv...
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File AvailableCasalis, E. 1859 Les Bassoutos: ou vingt-trois annees de sejour et d'observations au sud de l'Afrique. Paris, Ch. Meyrueis et Cie, pp. i-vi, 1-370
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File AvailablePallegoix, J.B. 1839 Relation d'un voyage a Chanthaburi, suivie d'un apercu sur la tribu des Tchongs. Bulletin de la Societe de Geographie, Paris (2) 12: 169-181
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People living in the forest hunt tigers, bears, rhinoceros, buffalo, wild cows and deer.The method to get to the rhinoceros is very curious. Four or five men take solid pieces of bamboo, the point of which is very sharp and has been strengthened in the fire. Armed like this, they go to the plac...
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