Below, an artist's rendering of an ivory box found at Late Bronze Age Megiddo, Israel. The missing heads of the Cherubim/Winged Sphinxes have been "restored" in the drawing. Note that the heads of the Lions and Cherubim "are turned" in this Phoenician late 13th century BCE creation. I have utilized the concept of the "turned face or head" to show the two Cherubim flanking the Mercy Seat atop the Ark of the Covenant "as facing each other" as described in Holy Writ.

Exodus 37: 9 RSV

"The cherubim spread out their wings above, overshadowing the mercy seat with their wings, with their faces one to another; toward the mercy seat were the faces of the cherubim."

(for the below drawing cf. p.169. "Die Lander der Levante, Keramik und Kleinkunst." Pierre Amiet et al. Antike. Benedikt Taschen Verlag GmbH. Koln. 1994 [1981 Office du Livre S.A., Fribourg, Switzerland] ISBN 3-8228-8965-2)
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Below, another example of a Cherub or winged Sphinx, with "face/head turned," on an ivory found in Nimrud, ancient Calah of the Bible (Ge 10:11), Neo-Assyrian period. (cf. photo on p. 375. "Syrien Kunst." [Syrian Art]. Barthel Hrouda, et al. Der Alte Orient, Geschichte und Kultur des alten Vorderasien [The Ancient East, History and Culture in the Ancient Near East].C. Bertelsmann Verlag GmbH. Gutersloh, Deutschland. ISBN 3572-00867-0.  1991)