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WHA_20JN

Winged human - Headed bull. Assyrian, About 865-860 BC. From Nimrud, North West Palace. This protective spirit guarded the entrance into what may have been the king's private apartments. The pair to it is in the Metropolitan Museum, New York.

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Winged human - Headed bull. Assyrian, About 865-860 BC. From Nimrud, North West Palace. This protective spirit guarded the entrance into what may have been the king's private apartments. The pair to it is in the Metropolitan Museum, New York.