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Object Number:
30-33-1.6
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Scythian
Provenience:
Russia
Kuban
Maikop
Date Made:
499-400 BC
Early Date:
499
Late Date:
400
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Gold
Technique:
Punched
Soldered
Iconography:
Griffin
Bird
Lion
Description:
Plaque in the form of a winged griffin with a lion's body and the head of a bird of prey; each has several attachment loops on the reverse. Reconstructed as part of numerous gold plaques decorating a shirt.
Height:
2.6cm
Credit Line:
Museum Purchase, subscription of William Hinckle Smith

Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Leskov, A. M. 2008. The Maikop Treasure. : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 53-54, no. 63
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[Article] Rubinson, Karen S. 1975. "Herodotus and the Scythians". Expedition. 17 (4): 16-20. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 19, fig. 6
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