Detail of a striding lion made from polychrome glazed bricks, one of dozens that decorated the walls of the Processional Street and the royal palaces of Babylon. The lion relief dates back to the era of king Nebuchadnezzar II of Babylon (605-562 BCE). Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT.
Photo by Babylon Chronicle

Detail of a striding lion made from polychrome glazed bricks, one of dozens that decorated the walls of the Processional Street and the royal palaces of Babylon. The lion relief dates back to the era of king Nebuchadnezzar II of Babylon (605-562 BCE). Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT.

Photo by Babylon Chronicle

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