ancientart: “Genie with a poppy flower. Relief from the Palace of king Sargon II at Dur Sharrukin in Assyria (now Khorsabad in Iraq), BC. Courtesy & currently located at the Louvre, France. Photo taken by Marie-Lan Nguyen.
Stone sculpture depicting a Vimana, flying machines in ancient India b.), Many Sanskrit epics, which were written in India more than two millennia ago, contain references to mythical flying machines called vimanas.