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Ishtar Gate.Lion.
6th c BCE Mesopotamian Babylonian (Neo) Architectural Sculpture

NEO-BABYLONIAN Anonymous (625 BCE - 539 BCE)
c. 600 BCE-575 BCE
6th c BCE
Glazed brick
Glazed & Modelled
Babylonian (Neo)
Babil. Iraq.
Chicago. Oriental Institute Museum.
Each individual figure was modelled on a rectangular panel of clay; cut up into separate blocks while still soft; then glazed & fired & reassembled on the facade.

Caption: NEO-BABYLONIAN | Ishtar Gate. Lion. | c. 600 BCE-575 BCE | Mesopotamian | Neo-Babylonian

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