Apkallu & Lamassu Warding off Evil Spirits

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 15 September 2017
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This Apkallu and Lamassu ward off evil spirits or demons and protect humans and their place of residence. 9th century BCE. From Nimrud, modern-day Iraq. (Room 6, British Museum, London)

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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.

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Amin, O. S. M. (2017, September 15). Apkallu & Lamassu Warding off Evil Spirits. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7287/apkallu--lamassu-warding-off-evil-spirits/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Apkallu & Lamassu Warding off Evil Spirits." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified September 15, 2017. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7287/apkallu--lamassu-warding-off-evil-spirits/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Apkallu & Lamassu Warding off Evil Spirits." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 15 Sep 2017. Web. 17 Oct 2021.