From Assyrian times, lamassu were depicted as hybrids, with

From Assyrian times, lamassu were depicted as hybrids, with

11/19/2021, 6:29:25 PM
From Assyrian times, lamassu were depicted as hybrids, with bodies of either winged bulls or lions and heads of human males, The motif of a winged animal with a human head is common to the Near East, first recorded in Ebla around 3000 BCE. The first distinct lamassu motif appeared in Assyria during the reign of Tiglath-Pileser II as a symbol of power.

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