Category: java

It is made of pure gold, so its not just large but heavy too. Also I am not quite sure how it would stay on.

Made in Tulungagung during Java’s Late Classic Period, 1000s to 1300s CE.

from Java (Indonesia) in the first half of the 900s CE.

Let’s start with the general species name, rhinoceros. It comes from two Greek words, rhino (nose) and ceros (horn). So rhinoceroses are “nose-horned.” Yes, really, the second-largest land animal on the plant has a name which took all of  second to dream up.

Moving on to the different types of rhinos. There are five species: the white rhinoceros and black rhinoceros (native to Africa) the Indian rhinoceros, Javan rhinoceros, and Sumatran rhinoceros. You’ll never guess where they live!