Winged Bull Souvenir Coin

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<p>Exclusive to the British Museum; a souvenir coin featuring winged bull image on one side, and the BM logo on the reverse. This Product is supplied in a display case.</p> <p>The winged bull also known as Lamassu to the Assyrians; were stone mythological guardians. Sculpted in relief or in the round, were often placed at gateways of Assyrian citadels or palaces to protect them from demonic forces.King Ashurbanipal of the Assyrian empire kept winged bull figures in the entrance of his throne room of his palace.</p> <p><b>More about the exhibition </b></p> <p>The BP exhibition I am Ashurbanipal: king of the world, king of Assyria (8 November 2018 – 24 February 2019) tells the story of Ashurbanipal through the British Museum’s unparalleled collection of Assyrian treasures and rare loans.</p> <p>Ashurbanipal was king of the Assyrian empire and is thought to be its last great ruler. At the time of his reign (669–c. 631 BC), Assyria was the largest empire in the world, stretching from Cyprus in the west to Iran in the east, and at one point even included Egypt.</p> <p>The exhibition explores Ashurbanipal’s world through spectacular displays that evoke his palace and highlights the importance of preserving Iraq’s rich cultural heritage for future generations.</p>

Exclusive to the British Museum; a souvenir coin featuring the image of an Assyrian winged bull.

The façade of the Museum and the British Museum logo are on the reverse side, and the coin is presented in a plastic display case.

The Assyrian lamassu, or 'winged bull' were stone mythological guardians. They were often placed at gateways of Assyrian citadels or palaces to protect them from demonic forces. King Ashurbanipal of the Assyrian empire kept winged bull figures in the entrance of his throne room of his palace.

A charming souvenir of the Museum. 

 

  • Product Code: CMCR63600
  • Product Weight: 0.04Kg
  • T.P: 1.94
  • Dimensions: H4.5 x W0.7 x L4.5cm
  • Material: Metal
  • Postage Weight: 0.04 Kg

<p>Exclusive to the British Museum; a souvenir coin featuring winged bull image on one side, and the BM logo on the reverse. This Product is supplied in a display case.</p> <p>The winged bull also known as Lamassu to the Assyrians; were stone mythological guardians. Sculpted in relief or in the round, were often placed at gateways of Assyrian citadels or palaces to protect them from demonic forces.King Ashurbanipal of the Assyrian empire kept winged bull figures in the entrance of his throne room of his palace.</p> <p><b>More about the exhibition </b></p> <p>The BP exhibition I am Ashurbanipal: king of the world, king of Assyria (8 November 2018 – 24 February 2019) tells the story of Ashurbanipal through the British Museum’s unparalleled collection of Assyrian treasures and rare loans.</p> <p>Ashurbanipal was king of the Assyrian empire and is thought to be its last great ruler. At the time of his reign (669–c. 631 BC), Assyria was the largest empire in the world, stretching from Cyprus in the west to Iran in the east, and at one point even included Egypt.</p> <p>The exhibition explores Ashurbanipal’s world through spectacular displays that evoke his palace and highlights the importance of preserving Iraq’s rich cultural heritage for future generations.</p>

Exclusive to the British Museum; a souvenir coin featuring the image of an Assyrian winged bull.

The façade of the Museum and the British Museum logo are on the reverse side, and the coin is presented in a plastic display case.

The Assyrian lamassu, or 'winged bull' were stone mythological guardians. They were often placed at gateways of Assyrian citadels or palaces to protect them from demonic forces. King Ashurbanipal of the Assyrian empire kept winged bull figures in the entrance of his throne room of his palace.

A charming souvenir of the Museum. 

 

  • Product Code: CMCR63600
  • Product Weight: 0.04Kg
  • T.P: 1.94
  • Dimensions: H4.5 x W0.7 x L4.5cm
  • Material: Metal
  • Postage Weight: 0.04 Kg
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