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Babylonian Beach Towel featuring the drawing Babylonian Sphinx Lamassu by Curtiss Shaffer

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Babylonian Sphinx Lamassu Beach Towel

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Our luxuriously soft beach towels are made from brushed microfiber with a 100% cotton back for extra absorption.   The top of the towel has the image printed on it, and the back is white cotton.   Our beach towels are available in two different sizes: beach towel (32" x 64") and beach sheet (37" x 74").

Don't let the fancy name confuse you... a beach sheet is just a large beach towel.

Care Instructions

Machine wash cold and tumble dry with low heat.

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1 - 2 business days

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Beach Towel Reviews (178)

Average Rating (4.94 Stars):

September 22nd, 2018

Love it. Made a nice fireplace screen!

September 18th, 2018

I am not happy with this towel at all. You can't see the face because it is bigger than what I viewed. I would like to send it back

September 13th, 2018

This was a birthday gift for my aunt. The flower was one of her mother's favorite and hummingbirds were her sisters favorite. Every year we go to the beach in memory of her sister so this was just perfect! Thank you!

September 10th, 2018

This was my first purchase . I was impressed and ordered more items . A great beach towel with a fitting photo.

September 4th, 2018

Gorgeous art and beautiful quality printing on the towel. Every detail is perfectly illustrated.

August 28th, 2018

I have been collecting this particular artist for almost 40 years now. It is such an unexpected and simple pleasure to have available her memory dreamscape on a practical towel, companionable with my seaside visits.

Artist's Description

The lamassu is a celestial being from Mesopotamian mythology. Human above the waist and a bull below the waist, it also has the horns and the ears of a bull. It appears frequently in Mesopotamian art, sometimes with wings. The lamassu and shedu were household protective spirits of the common Babylonian people. Later during the Babylonian period they became the protectors of kings as well always placed at the entrance. Statues of the bull-man were often used as gatekeepers.In art, lamassu were depicted as hybrids, winged bulls or lions with the head of a human male. There are still surviving figures of lamassu in bas-relief and some statues in museums, most notably in the British Museum in London, Mus�du Louvre in Paris, National Museum of Iraq in Baghdad, Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, Pergamon Museum in Berlin and the Oriental Institute, Chicago. They are generally attributed to the ancient Assyrians. The lamassu is at the opening of the city, so that everyone who ente...

About Curtiss Shaffer

Curtiss Shaffer graduated from the Art Institute of Pittsburgh in 1991 with an Associates Degree in Graphic Design. He attended the Army School of Engineers at Fort Leonardwood Missouri in 1992 and graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 1996 with a Bachelors Degree in Art Education. He served as an engineer in the United States Army Active and Reserve components from 1991 to 2001, and therein attended graduate studies at Clarion University of Pennsylvania, Gannon University and the College of New Jersey. Besides working in his field, Curtiss has been teaching art full-time for fourteen years, at all levels of public education, and was named to the Who's Who of American Teachers in 2004 and again in 2006.

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