Oriental Institute

Oriental Institute

Oriental Institute
Iraq Expedition 26
III: Events
Winged human-headed bull, 722-705 BCE, from the Sargon II's palace at Dur-Sharrukin (Khorsabad) Iraq. It was carved from a single block of stone, and stands over sixteen feet high.
Sargon II, King of Assyria, died 705 BCE | Palace of Sargon II (Dur Sharrukin) | Sculpture, Ancient--Iraq | Excavations (Archaeology)--Iraq | Khorsabad (Deserted settlement)
Photographic prints; 13.0 x 10.5 cm
University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
Archival Photographic Files
University of Chicago Library, Special Collections Research Center

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