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Babylonian Long Sleeve T-Shirt featuring the drawing Babylonian Sphinx Lamassu by Curtiss Shaffer

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Babylonian Sphinx Lamassu Long Sleeve T-Shirt

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Our long-sleeve t-shirts are made from 100% cotton and are available in five different sizes.   All long-sleeve t-shirts are machine washable.

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1 - 2 business days

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Detroit, MI

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Long Sleeve T-Shirt Reviews (67)

Average Rating (5 Stars):

May 16th, 2018

Need to change size to XXL

May 13th, 2018

Lovely tribute to Betsy Rose. I'll always think of her when I wear it. Thank you.

April 27th, 2018

Unique photo. Great quality t shirt material.. Fastt delivery.

April 19th, 2018

I chose this in a large instead of medium

April 6th, 2018

The shirt was too small and the fabric was of very low quality. Very itchy and cheap. Probably will not be using this service again as the shirt was so expensive and the relative quality so low.

April 5th, 2018

Gave this to a postmaster as a gift.He loved it!

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The lamassu is a celestial being from Mesopotamian mythology. Human above the waist and a bull below the waist, it also has the horns and the ears of a bull. It appears frequently in Mesopotamian art, sometimes with wings. The lamassu and shedu were household protective spirits of the common Babylonian people. Later during the Babylonian period they became the protectors of kings as well always placed at the entrance. Statues of the bull-man were often used as gatekeepers.In art, lamassu were depicted as hybrids, winged bulls or lions with the head of a human male. There are still surviving figures of lamassu in bas-relief and some statues in museums, most notably in the British Museum in London, Mus�du Louvre in Paris, National Museum of Iraq in Baghdad, Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, Pergamon Museum in Berlin and the Oriental Institute, Chicago. They are generally attributed to the ancient Assyrians. The lamassu is at the opening of the city, so that everyone who ente...

About Curtiss Shaffer

Curtiss Shaffer

Curtiss Shaffer graduated from the Art Institute of Pittsburgh in 1991 with an Associates Degree in Graphic Design. He attended the Army School of Engineers at Fort Leonardwood Missouri in 1992 and graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 1996 with a Bachelors Degree in Art Education. He served as an engineer in the United States Army Active and Reserve components from 1991 to 2001, and therein attended graduate studies at Clarion University of Pennsylvania, Gannon University and the College of New Jersey. Besides working in his field, Curtiss has been teaching art full-time for fourteen years, at all levels of public education, and was named to the Who's Who of American Teachers in 2004 and again in 2006.

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