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.
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
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.