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Harpy or Siren -harpies steal things from people, mostly food. And are very mischievous -Sirens sing a song to lure people to them – Sculpture made of stone,…

Stela of Deniuenkhonsu

Stela of Deniuenkhonsu Support Symbols explained. Interestingly both the winged disc and the scarab beetle flanked by jackals in the arch of the stela are symbols for the…

Winged Sun Disk

The winged sun is one of the oldest Egyptian symbols that appeared as early as the “old kingdom” (around 2600 BC). It is a symbol of royalty, divinity…

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…

Orthostat Relief: Seated Figure Holding a Lotus Flower

This is a supporting picture of the relief of Gilgamesh. This relief was carved out of limestone, similar to that of the Gilgamesh tablet. There is great detail…

Relief Depicting Gilgamesh Between Two Bull-Men Supporting a Winged Sun Disk

This relief is depicting Gilgamesh, the king of Uruk, between two bull-men supporting a winged sun disk. The depiction from Syro-Hittite stele is dated to approximately the 8th…

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