Human-headed Winged Lion / Lamassu;Shedu / Reign of Ashurnasirpal II, Late Assyrian; Creation date: ca. 883-859 BCE
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About this Item
- Discovery location: Northwest Palace of Assurnasirpal II, (Nimrud) Calah (Ninawa, Iraq)
- Repository: Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, New York, USA) ID: 32.143.2
- alabaster (gypsum)
- height: 313.7 cm (123.5 inches)
- Vessantara (the Bodhisatta)
- Sculptures (visual works)
- Guardian figures
- Lamassi (Mesopotamian mythology)
- Fabulous beings with wings
- Calah (Extinct city)
- Work Record ID
- Image Record ID
- Digital filename
- Classification Filing Number
- 116;N713;3NW 12d;*.r-digitalonly
- Date Added/Updated
- 2012-11-25 04:25:36
- History of Art, VRC Image Bank
- Image Size
- 1774 x 2683
- File Size
- 633 KB
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History of Art Department, Visual Resource Collections. Image 968306. University of Michigan Library Digital Collections. URL: https://quod.lib.umich.edu/h/hart/x-968306/04d105910. February 05, 2023.