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" emblem of the supreme deity — a human figure, with the wings and tail of a bird, enclosed in a circle, and holding a ring in one hand, resembling the image so frequently occurring on the early sculptures of Persia, and at one time conjectured to be... "
Nineveh and Its Remains: With an Account of a Visit to the Chaldćan ... - Page 133
by Sir Austen Henry Layard - 1849 - 894 pages
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The Christian reformer; or, Unitarian magazine and review [ed. by R. Aspland].

Robert Aspland - 1849
...earliest sculptures of Nimroud, the king is only seen in adoration before one symbol of the deity—the figure with the wings and tail of a bird enclosed in a circle, resembling the Ormuzd of the Persian monuments. Although there are eagle-headed figures, and other...
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A popular account of discoveries at Nineveh, abridged [from Nineveh and its ...

Austen Henry Layard (sir.) - 1851
...raised in prayer or adoration. Between them was the oft-recurring sacred tree, above which, hovered that emblem of the supreme deity — a human figure, with the wings and tail of a bird, enclosed in a circle,—which was adopted by the Persians, and is the type of Ormuzd, or the great God of the Zoroastian...
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Ancient history [by D.M. Masson].

David Mather Masson - 1851
...multiform and various than that of the Egyptians or of the Greeks. The symbol of the supreme deity was a human figure with the wings and tail of a bird enclosed in a circle; and in the earliest monuments the king is represented in the act of worship before this symbol alone. Baal...
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The Gentile nation, or, The history and religion of the Egyptians, Assyrians ...

George Smith - Bible - 1853 - 816 pages
...very rare on Assyrian relics, and is highly interesting, as confirming the conjecture that the mythic human figure, with the wings and tail of a bird, enclosed in a circle, was the symbol of the Triune God, the supreme deity of the Assyrians, and of the Persians, their successors...
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The Gentile Nations: Or, the History and Religion of the Egyptians ...

George Smith - Civilization, Ancient - 1854 - 663 pages
...very rare on Assyrian relics, and is highly interesting, as confirming the conjecture that the mythic human figure, with the wings and tail of a bird, enclosed in a circle, was the symbol of the Triune God, the supreme deity of the Assyrians, and of the Persians, their successors...
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The ten chief courts of the Sydenham palace

Crystal palace - 1854
...crescent is simply an old attribute of Persian and Assyrian rule. Over the king is frequently seen a figure with the -wings and tail of a bird, enclosed in a circle, resembling the Ormuz or good spirit of Persepolis, and analogous to the vulture guardian of Egypt;...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 76

1854
...only seen in adoration before one symbol of the Deity—the figure of which we have already spoken, with the wings and tail of a bird enclosed in a circle, resembling the Ormuzd of the Persian monuments. He is generally standing or kneeling beneath this circled...
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The Edinburgh monthly magazine [afterw.] Blackwood's Edinburgh ..., Volume 76

1854
...only seen in adoration before one symbol of the Deity—the figure of which we have already spoken, with the wings and tail of a bird enclosed in a circle, resembling the Ormuzd of the Persian monuments. He is generally standing or kneeling beneath this circled...
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The British museum: its antiquities and natural history [by H.G. Clarke].

Henry Green Clarke - 1855
...apparently engaged in sacrifice, standing facing one another separated by the Supreme Deity—a haman figure with the wings and tail of a bird, enclosed in a circle, and holding a ring in one hand—and followed by winged figures of priests or presiding divinities. Each king holds a mace or...
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