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Lamassu

Lamassu- Winged Lion Man. 883-859 B.C.; Neo-Assyrian period, reign of Ashurnasirpal II 10 ft tall. 883-859 BC, Alabaster stone. Sculpted in relief. Housed at the MET and the…

Lamassu

This piece of artwork called Lamassu. Lamassu is an Assyrian protective deity who have a human’s head, a body of a lion or an ox and bird’s wings….

Man standing in front of Lamassu

This is an image of Lamassu with a man standing in the background between the two statues. It is important because it gives us a sense of the…

Lamassu – scale/side view

This is an image of Lamassu with a man standing in the background between the two statues. It is important because it gives us a sense of the…

Lamassu – scale

This is an image of Lamassu with a man standing in the background between the two statues. It is important because it gives us a sense of the…

Lamassu

The subject of Lamassu is a statue depicting a hybrid creature with a man’s head, a lion or ox body and bird wings. There is intricate line work…

The guardian of the gates; Lamassu

This is a supportive image for Lamassu from the Louvre in Paris. Lamassu is a protective hybrid that is usually found in pairs. They either guard palaces or…

Lamassu with Marduk in Nimroud

The supporting image for the Lamassu in Metropolitan Musenm in New York. It’s the Portal Guardian of Nimroud an ancient Assyrian city, colleted in British Museum. It also…

Ashurnasirpal II

Supporting image to Lamassu. This is a statue of the king Ashurnasirpal I, who ruling when the temple was built.

Lamassu with lion feet

Supporting Image of Lamassu. The other half of the duo. This figures guard the other side of the door

Lamassu with lion feet

Supporting Image of Lamassu. The other half of the duo. This figures guard the other side of the door

Marduk

Supporting image of Lamassu. This god is in the narrative on the right of Lamassu

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