If you could hear it roar.

Earlier at the British Museum –  I found it mind-boggling to be within a few inches from the 15-tonne statue of a lion* that adorned the temple of Ishtar in Nimrud, Mesopotamia 3,000 years ago. You could look at something like this as if it were nothing more than a huge bronze, which now happensContinue reading “If you could hear it roar.”