|The Lammasu or Lumasi represent the zodiacs, parent-stars or constellations. Large lamassu figures up to 5 metres high are showpieces in Assyrian sculpture, where they are the largest figures known to have been made.|
In art, lamassu were depicted as hybrids, either winged bulls or lions with the head of a human male.
Tuesday, 24 August 2021
A lamassu is an Assyrian protective deity, often depicted as having a human's head, a body of an ox or a lion, and bird's wings.