Colossal Lion of Assyria
The stock image shows a colossal statue of a lion from ancient Assyria, which stands tall with its mouth open and sharp teeth exposed, giving a fierce impression.
The lion is made of stone and is highly detailed, featuring intricate carvings of its fur. Its eyes are wide open and seem to be staring ahead, adding to the intimidating effect. The statue is believed to have been created during the 8th or 7th century BC, during the reign of the Assyrian Empire, and would have served as a symbol of power and strength.
The image provides a glimpse into the impressive art and sculpture of the ancient Assyrian civilization.