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  • It is an explosion of stories told through painting, stone, bronze, terra cotta, textiles and even an 18th-century enamel pendant chockablock with Vishnu avatars, including the human-boar Varaha, the lion-headed Narasimha and the fish-bodied Matsya.

    From Stillness, Cosmic Action

  • And maybe toss in one of those Egyptian lion-headed statues standing guard in the Temple of Dendur to land a right-handed bat?

    Trading a Monet for a Solid Southpaw

  • Sri Sinha-sinha — This lion-headed goddess, with the lion headed-man on her pedestal, is probably intended forNarasinha, the sakti or female energy of theNarasinha avatara.

    Chausath Yogini Temple - Inventory of Goddesses and Gods | Angkor Wat Apsara & Devata: Khmer Women in Divine Context

  • Then he looked down and there was the lion-headed spoon floating before him.

    The Impossible Man - Ep.17: Cherry Blossom Festival

  • One interesting object in the show connecting Egyptian magic to Judeo-Christian tradition is a lion-headed "gargoyle" that most likely adorned a temple dating to the Late (525-332 B.C.) or Ptolemaic (332-30 B.C.) periods.

    Spellbound in Brooklyn

  • Two sphinx representing Tiy and Amenhotep III as well as 10 statues in black granite of the lion-headed goddess Sekhmet, who protected the pharaohs, we also found by the archeologists and presented to reporters and senior officials.

    Archive 2008-03-01

  • Both Zu and Siris are seen as massive birds who can breathe fire and water, although Zu is alternately seen as a lion-headed eagle cf: The Griffin.

    Think Progress » Bush lifts Alaska drilling ban.

  • When they got home Egyptomania gripped France, where stylish builders added lion-headed, winged everything to everything.

    American Connections

  • Water spouts at different levels along with miniature collection pools and lion-headed gargoyles complete the fountain.

    Poha – As homely as it gets…

  • Water spouts at different levels along with miniature collection pools and lion-headed gargoyles complete the fountain.

    Archive 2007-06-01

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