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Grandes inventos de Mesopotamia - http://www.cultura10.com/grandes-inventos-de-mesopotamia/

Lamassu (Human-headed winged bull) relief from king Sargon II's palace at Dur Sharrukin in Assyria (now Khorsabad, Iraq), ca.

Winged bulls, Dur Sharrukin (present day Khorsabad), 713 BC Akkad, Mesopotamia

Winged bulls, Dur Sharrukin (present day Khorsabad), 713 BC Akkad, Mesopotamia

A human-winged bull sculpture. Baghdad, Iraq 1985 by Steve McCurry

A human-winged bull sculpture. Baghdad, Iraq 1985 by Steve McCurry الثور المجنح

Statue of the god Marduk with purse - Google Search

Sumerian artifact (found in Iran) is from the Neo-Assyrian period, ca. century B. in Ancient (Iran) Mesopotamia, Nimrud (ancient Kalhu)

Our version of the elusive Assyrian king, Ashur-nadin-apli. Detail of relief depicting figure of guardian lion, from ancient Nineveh, Iraq / De Agostini Picture Library

Our version of the elusive Assyrian king, Ashur-nadin-apli. Detail of relief depicting figure of guardian lion, from ancient Nineveh, Iraq / De Agostini Picture Library

Hittite-Aram, gate relief, Sakçagözü, Museum  of Anatolian Civilization , Ankara (Ekrem Akurgal) (Erdinç Bakla archive)

Hittite-Aram, gate relief, Sakçagözü, Museum of Anatolian Civilization , Ankara (Ekrem Akurgal) (Erdinç Bakla archive)

Sculpted relief of Lamasu, the human headed winged bull god from the palace of King Sargon II at Dur Sharrukin in Assyria (now Khorasabad, Iraq). c. 713-716 BCE.   http://im-akermariano.blogspot.com/2011_06_01_archive.html

ISIS destroys archaeological monuments at Mosul (Nineveh) Museum, including the famous winged Assyrian bull

Lamassus de Khorsabad (Sargón II)

Winged human-headed bull (Lamassu) Neo-Assyrian Period, reign of Sargon II BC) Khorsabad, ancient Dur Sharrukin, Assyria, Iraq

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