Location: On Display in the Etruscan Italy Gallery
Curatorial Section: Mediterranean
|Current Location||Etruscan Italy Gallery - On Display|
Preserves protome (?) only of griffin, minus wings, legs, ears and knob. End of beak abraded. A few traces of paint. Mouth wide open with hollow opening into neck. Head erect; S-curve to neck. Eyes swollen and bulbous, framed in circular groove. Paint white for basic areas of wing-feathers; red for neck and breast feathers with applied white delineating feathers, which point upward. Terracotta coarse, construction heavy. Clay gray-buff with large black and white micaceous temper.
|Credit Line||Museum Purchase; Subscription of John Wanamaker, 1896|
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