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Human-headed winged lion (lamassu)

by AminimalStudio, published

Human-headed winged lion (lamassu) by AminimalStudio Jun 7, 2012

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Human-headed winged lion (lamassu), 883–859 B.C.; Neo-Assyrian period, reign of Ashurnasirpal II
Excavated at Nimrud (ancient Kalhu), northern Mesopotamia
Alabaster (gypsum)
H. 10 ft. 3 1/2 in. (313.7 cm)
Gift of John D. Rockefeller Jr., 1932 (32.143.2)

123D Catch with Pentax K-01
More info at metmuseum.org/toah/works-of-art/32.143.2

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These are gorgeous, going to print today!
Very good,

I'm doing a private museum in miniature cast in bronze.

Now with 3D printers everything became easier.
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