Palace Gate of Nimrud Winged human-headed bulls, the powerful guardians of ancient Assyrian gateways, serving such a purpose for the royal plalace of Nimrud (near Mosul in modern Iraq). and set in a sympathetic reconstruction at the British Museum.
Human-headed winged lion (lamassu), b. Neo-Assyrian period, reign of Ashurnasirpal II Excavated at Nimrud (ancient Kalhu), northern Mesopotamia Alabaster (gypsum). i belive this is the one i saw at the British museum in London.
The Ishtar Gate was the eighth gate to the inner city of Babylon. It was constructed in about 575 BC, and edicated to the Babylonian goddess Ishtar. Reconstruction of the Ishtar Gate at the Berlin Museum.
Old Babylonian Serpentine Cuneiform Tablet // ca. BCE // rectangular tablet with an inscription in twelve lines on the obverse, three on the reverse, in Babylonian cuneiform with a list of personal names, indicating that all were present on some occasion.
It's a Weeping Angel. That's been attacked by Vashta Nerada. This *MIGHT* be the scariest thing ever. Count the shadows and don't blink!<-- for Halloween I'm dressing up as the Vashta Nerada and my cousin is going as a Weeping Angel!