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18h 48min, dec 2, 705 y BC - Lamassu

Description:

720-705 BCE
Alabaster
Period: Unit 2 Ancient Mediterranean
Medium: Alabaster
Artist: Unknown
Patron: Unknown
Date: 720-705 B.C.E
Location: Dur Sharrukin
Form: Stylized, patterned beards, horned headdress
Function: used as guardian figures within cities.
Content: Human animal mixture, wears a horned headdress which was synonymous with deities
Context: Polytheistic culture with an emphasis on the monarchy, and animals.

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18h 48min, dec 2, 705 y BC
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