Sam'al Lion

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William Brown
by Hahaha
published on 28 December 2019
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A lion-shaped statue made of dolerite, standing at 1.9 meters high, 2.9–3.05 meters long, and 0.85–0.9 meters wide. The lion come from Sam'al, modern Zincirli, dates between the 10th and 8th centuries BCE, and was located with another lion at the city gate. Now in the Pergamon Museum, Berlin.

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