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Supporting image for Gilgamesh relief

This picture allows you to see the full stone relief of Gilgamesh and the two bull-men holding the winged sun disk.

Gilgamesh and two Bull-Men

This piece is a stone relief, meaning it would be challenging to replicate in different mediums. Due to its three dimensional nature , the figures cast a slight…

Gypsum Alabaster

This is gypsum alabaster, the medium used for the stone relief of Nisroch

Supporting image for Gilgamesh relief

The picture shows the excavation of the temple Tell-Halaf.

Assyrian God of Agriculture: Nisroch

This piece is a stone relief panel of the Assyrian God Nisroch, an eagle-headed, winged man with exaggerated muscles. He is said to be the Assyrian God of…

Supporting image for Nisroch relief

This relief shows Nisroch, the god of agriculture, who was also mentioned in the bible.

Supporting image for Nisroch relief

Nisroch was sometimes depicted with a human head instead of the head of an eagle.

Supporting image for Gilgamesh relief

This photo shows the tablet with the Gilgamesh flood myth on it. It is one out of many tablets about the epic of Gilgamesh.

Pre-research impressions of an eqyptian sphynx

– egyptian sphynx, lion body with pharaoh head – sphynx is enthroned on a podest – perhaps used as a guardian of a tomb – pharaoh headdress and…

Pre-research impressions of a hybrid hieroglyphics

– Features two people, possibly servants and between them is a hybrid with a human body and a ramĀ“s head – Hybrid could be a god/goddess or a…

The Sphynx of Hatshepsut

The Sphynx of Hatshepsut The sphynx of Hatshepsut is dated at 1479BC to roughly 1458BC, during the 18th Dynasty of the New Kingdom. The piece is the surviving…

Supporting image for the Sphinx of Hatshepsut

A picture of the temple of Hatshepsut, which was built out of the rocks.

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