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Kneeling Bull Holding a Spouted Vessel

The “Kneeling Bull Holding a Spouted Vessel” is a silver hybrid figurine that curiously blends together both traditional human and bull characteristics. It measures 6 7/16” x 2…

Kneeling Bull Holding a Spouted Vessel

The kneeling bull is a small silver relic, holding a vessel with a spout and wearing human robes. The pattern of the said fabric is an interlocking lock…

Gypsum Alabaster

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

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

Supporting image for Gilgamesh relief

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

Horus. 3,000 BCE. British Museum

Horus 3000 BCE Horus was one of the sky gods of Ancient Egypt. He had the body of a man and the head of a falcon and he…

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…

Lamassu

The subject of lamassu is a statue depicting a hybrid creature with a man’s head, a lion or bull body and bird wings. Lamassu is a guadian of…

Ashurnasirpal II

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

Rusahinili

Supporting image for Assyrian griffin man. This is a fortress near where this figure was found.

Ancient Assyrian Throne

Supporting image for Assyrian griffin man. The Assyrian griffin man statue was used as a decoration for kings throne, like this one.

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