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Human-headed winged bull and winged lion (lamassu)

Period: Neo-Assyrian
Date: ca. 883–859 B.C.
Geography: Mesopotamia, Nimrud (ancient Kalhu)
Culture: Assyrian
Medium: Gypsum alabaster
Dimensions: H. 10 ft. 3 1/2 in. (313.7 cm)
Classification: Stone-Reliefs-Inscribed
Credit Line: Gift of John D. Rockefeller Jr., 1932
Accession Number: 32.143.1–.2

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