A Magnificent and Important Proto-Elamite Arsenical Copper Striding Figure with Ibex Horns, a Raptor Skin Draped Around the Shoulders, and Upturned Boots Arsenical copper,ca 3000 BCE,from Iran or Mesopotamia. Looks like a satyr.
Striding horned demon, ca. 3000 B. Mesopotamia or Iran. Purchase, Lila Acheson Wallace Gift, Few examples of early Mesopotamian sculpture can match this work in terms of significance and impeccable provenance.
Pre-Achaemenid Silver and Gold Vessel in the Form of a Hero and a Winged Bull Found in Eastern Anatolia Mesopotamia & Western Iran in the beginning of the millennium BC.Antiquity~DANCING WITH THE STARS
In Assyrian and Babylonian mythology, Pazuzu (sometimes Fazuzu or Pazuza) was the king of the demons of the wind, and son of the god Hanbi. He also represented the southwestern wind, the bearer of storms and drought.
What Science Has Learned about the Rise of Urban Mesopotamia
Votive Statue, Khafajah Mesopotamian Art on Loan to the Beijing World Art Museum. Mesopotamian depictions of people both in sculpture and in painting featured very large eyes. This was also the case for Egyptian art.