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Mythical Beast / Mushussu Drago On Ishtar Gate And Processional Way Which Form P ...

Mythical Beast / Mushussu Drago On Ishtar Gate And Processional Way Which Form P ...

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Description: Mythical beast / mushussu drago on Ishtar Gate and Processional Way which form part of the walls of Babylon . ( Composite of snake s head , eagle s talons , lion s torso and striding legs ) . Built by Nebuchadnezzar II 6th century BCE / c . 560 556 BCE . Dedicated to the Babylonian goddess Ishtar . Original in Pergamon Museum Berlin , formerly Royal Museum / Konigl . Relief in coloured glazed bricks .

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