Lion's Head from the Processional Street, Babylonia

Server Costs Fundraiser 2024

Help our mission to provide free history education to the world! Please donate and contribute to covering our server costs in 2024. With your support, millions of people learn about history entirely for free every month.
$3469 / $18000

Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
by
published on 14 October 2013
Lion's Head from the Processional Street, Babylonia Download Full Size Image

A close-up view of a lion's head work relief which decorates the processional street (from Marduk temple to the Ishtar Gate and Akitu Temple). It was made of glazed terracotta bricks. Reign of Nebuchadnezzar II, 604-562 BCE, Babylon, Mesopotamia, Iraq. Housed by the Istanbul Archeological Museum, Turkey.

Remove Ads
Advertisement
Subscribe to this author

About the Author

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

Cite This Work

APA Style

Amin, O. S. M. (2013, October 14). Lion's Head from the Processional Street, Babylonia. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/2106/lions-head-from-the-processional-street-babylonia/

Chicago Style

Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Lion's Head from the Processional Street, Babylonia." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified October 14, 2013. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/2106/lions-head-from-the-processional-street-babylonia/.

MLA Style

Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Lion's Head from the Processional Street, Babylonia." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 14 Oct 2013. Web. 23 Jul 2024.

Membership