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Inauguration of the Replica of the Winged Bull of Nimrud. ©UNESCO 2017
Inauguration of the Replica of the Winged Bull of Nimrud

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The inauguration of the 3D replica of the statue of the Lamassu, which once protected the north-west palace of Ashurnasirpal in the archaeological site of Nimurd, Iraq, took place on 6 November 2017 at UNESCO’s Fontenoy entrance in the presence of Irina Bokova, director-general of UNESCO, Faryad Rawandozi, minister of culture of Iraq, Francesco Rutelli, president of the 'Incontro di Civiltà' Association and Vincenza Lomonaco, ambassador and permanent delegate of Italy to UNESCO, and chairperson of the Culture Commission of UNESCO's 39th General Conference

on this subject: Inauguration of the replica of the winged bull of Nimrud

Place/region Nimrud, UNESCO HQ, Iraq, Italy, Southwest Asia
Type: Speech
Authors and personalities: Vincenza Lomonaco, speaker ; Irina Bokova, speaker.
Production: UNESCO TV, producer.
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