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Fragment of a Lamassu with Akkadian inscription | by diffendale
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Fragment of a Lamassu with Akkadian inscription

From Nineveh/Kuyunjik (see on Pleiades), Southwest Palace of Sennacherib, Court H

Neo-Assyrian period, ca. 694-693 BCE

 

In the collection of the Musei Vaticani, Museo Gregoriano Etrusco, inv. 15023

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