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<nowiki>Shedu; Sédu; Shedu; Шеду; Shedu; Шеду; Shedu; Шеду; შედუ; Schedu; shedu; Шеду; Шэду; Šedu; shedu; esperit benèvol de la mitologia mesopotàmica; esprit protecteur de la Mésopotamie antique, d'essence divine, similaire au Lamassu et souvent associé à ce dernier ou cette dernière; tutelary spirit in Mesopotamian mythology; дух-хранитель человека в шумеро-аккадской мифологии; സാങ്കല്പിക കഥാപാത്രം; personage; Ламассу; Крылатые быки; Ламасу; Крылатый бык; Ламмасу; šedu; گاو بال دار; لاماسو; Лама; Ламмасу; Lamassu</nowiki>
tutelary spirit in Mesopotamian mythology
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English: Shedu refers to an Assyrian deity also called an alad, in Hebrew šed (שד) or in Akkadian, šêdu. In art they were depicted as winged bulls and lions (also known as Lammasu); both forms having the heads of human males. Considered to be beneficient and protective spirits they could be found in statue form outside the entrances to palaces and cities. There are still surviving figures of šêdu in bas-relief and some statues in museums.

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