Location: On Display in the Middle East Galleries

From: Russia | Kuban | Maikop

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

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Object Number 30-33-1.6
Current Location Middle East Galleries - On Display
Culture Scythian
Provenience Russia | Kuban | Maikop
Date Made 499-400 BCE
Section Mediterranean
Materials Gold
Technique Punched | Soldered
Iconography Griffin | Bird | Lion

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 2.6 cm
Credit Line Purchased from the Anderson Galleries (Canessa Estate Sale), subscription of William Hinckle Smith, 1930

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