Colossal Lamassu, Mosul

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Lina Meerchyad
by Benoît Rogez
published on 21 February 2021
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A marble statue of a lamassu, a protective deity which was supposed to guard the city. Made in Assyria, c. 700 BCE. Found near present-day Mosul, Iraq. On display, Musée du Louvre, Paris. Made using Sketchfab.

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