The Lamassu is a mythical creature present in ancient

The Lamassu is a mythical creature present in ancient

6/29/2021, 1:29:41 PM
The Lamassu is a mythical creature present in ancient Assyrian architecture. These towering creatures were over four meters tall and depicted a beast with the body of a bull or lion, the head of a man, and the wings of an eagle. The Lamassu served as the symbolic protector of a kings palace and where prominent in Assyrian architecture in the 800s and 700s B.C.E. Photo 📾 : Assyrian Lamassu statue in Khorsabad ancient city in 1852. Selected by @archeo .photo

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