A Lamassu (plurial Lamasi) is an Assyrian protective deity, often depicted as having a human's head, a body of a bull or a lion, and bird's wings.
Lamasi were household protective spirits of the common Babylonian people, becoming associated later as royal protectors, and were placed as sentinels at entrances.
Hand carved pendant in solid yellow bronze.
The name Lamassu is engraved in cuneiform on the side.
Enamel applied to the wings.
Signed in the back by the artist.
The pendant is about 1.25" x 0.75" or 30mm x 20 mm.
Different 14k gold filled chain or blackened sterling silver chain lengths and thickness options are available.
The thin chain is 1.4mm.
The med chain is 2.3mm.
The thick chain is 3.5mm.
Gold filled has 100 times more gold than plated thus does not rub or peel off.
Also, a 4 mm wide black genuine Greek leather option.
The sterling silver chain option is antiqued (oxidized).
The chain is not painted on.
Over time the oxidation might fade or darken in color depending on your body's chemistry.