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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 Chaldĉan ... - Page 133
by Sir Austen Henry Layard - 1849 - 894 pages
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Essays in History and Art

Robert Hogarth Patterson - History - 1862 - 526 pages
...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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Traditions of Eden; or, Proofs of the historical truth of the Pentateuch

Henry Shepheard - Bible - 1871
...very rare in 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 Development of Taste, and Other Studies in Aesthetics

W. Proudfoot Begg - Aesthetics - 1887 - 392 pages
...inferior to the brute But in Assyrian religious symbolism we have the head and body of a man in union with the wings and tail of a bird enclosed in a circle, representing, according to Layard, supreme divinity; and in other lesser religious types, though not...
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The Development of Taste, and Other Studies in Aesthetics

W. Proudfoot Begg - Aesthetics - 1887 - 392 pages
...inferior to the brute But in Assyrian religious symbolism we have the head and body of a man in union with the wings and tail of a bird enclosed in a circle, representing, according to Layard, supreme divinity; and in other lesser religious types, though not...
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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 Onnnzd of the Persian monuments. He is generally standing or kneeling beneath this circled...
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