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Plaster cast of relief with urmahlullu (lion-man) with horned crown

From Nineveh/Kuyunjik (see on Pleiades), North Palace of Ashurbanipal

Neo-Assyrian period, 645-640 BCE

 

In the collection of the Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli (MANN), donated by Alessandro Castellani to Giuseppe Fiorelli, 1866.

Photographed on display in the exhibit "Gli Assiri all'ombra del Vesuvio" ('The Assyrians in the shadow of Vesuvius') at the Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli (MANN), July 3-September 16, 2019.

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Taken on July 11, 2019