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TeteoInan

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Dragon of the Ishtar Gate
« on: September 30, 2011, 10:36:33 AM »
David G Stone's article on the monster depicted on Babylon's Gate

"The depiction on the gate shows a long necked quadruped with scales, clawed hind feet, lion-like front feet and legs, a forked tongue and a horn on its nose (head?)"


http://www.cryptozoology.com/articles/ishtar.php
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Re: Dragon of the Ishtar Gate
« Reply #1 on: November 25, 2011, 12:16:31 PM »
yeah that sounds like a dragon to me. did he mention what color it was

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Re: Dragon of the Ishtar Gate
« Reply #2 on: November 26, 2011, 12:28:27 AM »
Ah, Ishtar and her pets *grins*

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Re: Dragon of the Ishtar Gate
« Reply #3 on: November 27, 2011, 09:29:23 AM »
Draco, read the article for yourself to answer that...
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Re: Dragon of the Ishtar Gate
« Reply #4 on: November 29, 2011, 02:51:54 PM »
My immediate thought before even reading the artical was " ah they've got the Welsh dragon" XD;

http://news.pinkpaper.com/uploads/Wales_flag_large.jpg

Ya gotta admit, thats quite some resemblance :P
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Re: Dragon of the Ishtar Gate
« Reply #5 on: December 24, 2011, 05:06:06 PM »
Let's try not to reinvent the wheel, the name of the creature is actually Sirrush or Mushussu.

Its fully documented on the wiki.

http://www.monstropedia.org/Sirrush
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