Saturday, March 01, 2014

Lion discovered at Arban Anunnaki, Sumerian, Assyrian, and Babylonian

Lion discovered at Arban, Anunnaki, Sumerian, Assyrian, and Babylonian. Public Domain ClipArt Stock Photos and Images. - In a few days a lion, with extended jaws, sculptured in the same coarse limestone, and in the same bold archaic style as the bulls was discovered by Sir Henry Austen Layard (1817-1894) (John Murray, 1853).

It had five legs, and the tail had the claw at the end, as in the Nineveh bas-reliefs. In height it was nearly the same as the bulls. The height of this fragment was 5 ft. 8 in. I searched in vain for the one which must have formed the opposite side of the doorway.

Discoveries in the ruins of Nineveh and Babylon; with travels in Armenia, Kurdistan and the desert: being the result of a second expedition undertaken for the Trustees of the British museum

This image (or other media file) is in the public domain because its copyright has expired. This applies to the United States, where Works published prior to 1978 were copyright protected for a maximum of 75 years, in this case 1853. See Circular 1 "COPYRIGHT BASICS" PDF from the U.S. Copyright Office.

and also in countries that figure copyright from the date of death of the artist (post mortem auctoris in this case Sir Henry Austen Layard (1817-1894) and that most commonly run for a period of 50 to 70 years from that date. +sookie tex

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