Date ca. 575 BCE
Movement Ancient Near Eastern | Late Babylonian
Dimensions stele height approx. 7’, relief height 28”
Provenance Ancient Babylon, Mahaweel, Iraq
Housed at Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Preussischer Kulturbesitz, Vorderasiatisches Meseum
Lions and other mythical creatures on glazed brick reliefs would have met city visitors as they walked along and through this gate.