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Babylonian Poster featuring the drawing Babylonian Sphinx Lamassu by Curtiss Shaffer
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4.63" x 8.00"

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6.63" x 10.00"

 

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Babylonian Sphinx Lamassu Poster

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Babylonian Sphinx Lamassu poster by Curtiss Shaffer.   Our posters are produced on acid-free papers using archival inks to guarantee that they last a lifetime without fading or loss of color. All posters include a 1" white border around the image to allow for future framing and matting, if desired.

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July 17th, 2018

Beautiful! My grandson loves it.

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July 17th, 2018

The print is beautiful. We repurposed an old frame and had a lovely mat cut to fit. We are very happy with our purchase. My husband was a seasonal Ranger at Crater Lake National Park for more than 20 years. We have a collection of prints of Crater Lake. This is our third lightning photo in our bedroom!

July 17th, 2018

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July 17th, 2018

Sorry, I bought it as a gift and have sent it to my son. We were both really pleased with the purchase and I'm sure it will look fantastic when he eventually has it hanging in his new home. Thank you Yvonne

July 16th, 2018

It is a wonderful addition to my home. The print has perfect clarity and color.

Artist's Description

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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