A Syriac icon/manuscript (Detail).
Notice the sun to the right and the moon to the left, both famous
in ancient Assyrian culture as "Shamash" and "Sin"
in fact the term "Shamosho" for church servant comes
from there. Also notice under his feet, the face of a man, a lion,
an eagle and a bull. The symbol of the four gospels which when
combined from the Assyrian winged bull. Also Jesus is wearing
an Assyrian costume