This bench represents the shape of an ancient mythical Assyrian creature called the Nahiru. Its reference to 'sea-horse' or 'river-horse' has scholars compare the creature to a hippopotamus, a symbol of both chaos and fertility, as it's known for fiercely protecting their young.

Material: Laminated Ash
Finish: Egypt – Mummy Red / brown pigment & Lacquered
Size: 1890 x 495 x 415 mm
Photography: Erik & Petra Hesmerg