Assyrian Horned Lion griffin Persian Persepolis art Sculpture wall plaque relief www.Neo-Mfg.com 12"
SIZE: 12" Tall
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Ornament depicts the winged lion-monster but here two creatures are shown rampant.
In place of the lion's ears they have those of a bull.
Horns curl back over spiky manes and the lion's neck is covered with a feather pattern.
Sharply stylized wings extend over two of the five bosses and serve as decorative balace for the design.
on the museum piece
Heavy rings attached to the back suggest that the ornament was worn on a leather belt. the similar treatment of the lion motif on different types of objects demonstrates decorative conventions of the period.
Date: ca. 6th–4th century BCE
Dimensions: 5 5/16 × 3 7/8 × 1/2 in., 0.2 lb. (13.5 × 9.8 × 1.2 cm, 0.1 kg)
LAST PHOTO SHOWN IS THE ORIGINAL IN THE MUSEUM. Shown for reference only
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