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Lamassu (winged human-headed bulls possibly lamassu or shedu) from the citadel of Sargon II, Dur Sharrukin (now Khorsabad, Iraq), Neo-Assyrian, c. 720-705 B.C.E., gypseous alabaster, 4.20 x 4.36 x 0.97 m, excavated by P.-E. Botta 1843-44 (Musée du Louvre)
Speakers: Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker
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Academy, S. A. H. A. K. (2014, July 30). Lamassu from the citadel of Sargon II. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/video/525/
Academy, Smarthistory, A. H. A. K. "Lamassu from the citadel of Sargon II." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified July 30, 2014. https://www.ancient.eu/video/525/.
Academy, Smarthistory, A. H. A. K. "Lamassu from the citadel of Sargon II." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 30 Jul 2014. Web. 27 Nov 2020.