Lamassu (bull-man) | They were here and might return | Scoop.it

The lamassu was a human-headed winged bull or lion in the Sumerian, Akkadian and other Babylonian folklore.

 

Lamassu, refers to a protective deity, who wards off evil spirits...

 

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