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The human-headed Lamassu of the city of Khorsabad (Dur-Sharrukin), the capital of the Assyrian Empire. The Oriental Institute Museum of the University of Chicago, Chicago, IL.

The human-headed Lamassu of the city of Khorsabad (Dur-Sharrukin), the capital of the Assyrian Empire. The Oriental Institute Museum of the University of Chicago, Chicago, IL. I have a weird love for Mesopotamia. Might be all the beards.

nvshelly: “ Assyrian Sacred Tree ”

Nimrud -"Sacred Tree" detail from a stone relief: throne room of Ashurnasirpal II, Neo-Assyrian, ca BC, N Iraq.

University of Chicago, Chicago, IL | The historic center of the University of Chicago's 211-acre campus was built on a 3-block parcel donated in Chicago's Hyde Park neighborhood. O.C. Simonds created the original picturesque landscape, with later master plans by John Charles Olmsted, Beatrix Farrand, and Eero Saarinen and Dan Kiley. https://tclf.org/landscapes/university-chicago

University of Chicago, Chicago, IL The historic center of the University of Chicago's campus was built on a parcel donated in Chicago's Hyde Park neighborhood. Simonds created the original picturesque landscape, with later master p

Valley of the Kings.

Thebes, Luxor, Valley of the Kings, close-up of relief in corridor, Tomb of Seti I

Where to eat in Hyde Park, Chicago #backtoschool

Where to Eat in Hyde Park, Chicago

Our guide to the best spots for coffee, sandwiches, cheap dinners, and more essentials near the University of Chicago.

A wounded lion, Huge Assyrian bas-relief of a royal hunt. North Palace of Nineveh, ca. 645-635 BCE. BM

A wounded lion, Assyrian bas-relief of a royal hunt. North Palace of Nineveh…

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Hyde Park - What To Do And See

Minoan Bull's Head Rhyton, ca. 1450 B.C. from the Little Palace of Knossos, Crete

Minoan Bull's Head Rhyton, ca. 1450 B. from the Little Palace of Knossos, Crete, Greece. The palace of Knossos was undoubtedly the ceremonial and political centre of the Minoan civilization and culture.

En la mitología mesopotámica, un Lammasu, Lamassu, Lamasu o Shedu (en lengua acadia lamassu (femenino) o šêdu (masculino); en lengua hebrea שד, šed; en cuneiforme AN.KAL; en sumerio dlamma; en acadio Kuribu; en babilonio-asirio Karabu) es una divinidad protectora, un ser híbrido legendario, principalmente de la mitología asiria, que posee cuerpo de toro o león, alas de águila y cabeza de hombre.

Mesopotamia, called the "cradle of civilization", was the site of early river valley settlement from 9000 BC until 500 BC.

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