Eagle-Headed Protective Spirit

Illustration

Jan van der Crabben
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published on 15 September 2014

Detail of the head of an Assyrian protective spirit with the head of an eagle. It was found in the temple of Ninurta at Kalhu (Nimrud). c. 865-860 BCE.

British Museum, London, UK.

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Jan van der Crabben
Jan is the Founder and CEO of World History Encyclopedia. He holds an MA War Studies from King's College, and he has worked in the field of history-related digital media since 2006.

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