Assyrian cavalryman horse Sculpture Statue Relief wall fragment www.Neo-mfg.com 16"
Lion and bull in combat: limestone frieze from the stairway facing Palace H at Persepolis, Iran, ca. 358-338 BCE. From the Oriental Institute of Chicago. Persepolis - Palace of Darius, Facade of W Stairway, Panel with Lion-Bull Combat at S End.
This relief of a lion battling a bull is seen at the ancient throne room of Darius in his palace at Persepolis, the seat of his vast Achaemenid Empire. The lion is seen in Persepolis as the symbol of absolute power and heroic triumph. The bull is also a symbol of power in ancient Persia and is seen throughout Persepolis on top of columns and guarding gates. The magnificent palace complex at Persepolis was founded by Darius the Great around 518 BC.
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