Ancient Syrian sculptures, destroyed in World War II, reconstructed from fragments – Telegraph

 

 

A treasure trove of 3,000-year-old giant birds, lions and goddesses goes on show in Berlin with a past so incredible that it could rival archaeology action film hero Indiana Jones.

A visitor walks past two giant basalt lion figures (9th century BC) from the entrance of the Western Palace of Tell Halaf at the “Tell Halaf Adventure” exhibition at the Pergamon museum in Berlin

via Ancient Syrian sculptures, destroyed in World War II, reconstructed from fragments – Telegraph.

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One Response to Ancient Syrian sculptures, destroyed in World War II, reconstructed from fragments – Telegraph

  1. Tala says:

    WOW that is fabulous. That is something i would love to see. The visitor in the middle of the picture looks like Dan Cruickshank!!…but that may be just my mind 😉

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