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Expedition - Hybrid Creatures: East & West


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Film Description:In this edition of Expedition video, Drs. Adam Smith and Brian Rose tell us about the iconography of hybrid creatures, especially winged lions. Hybrid creature imagery traveled through the Mediterranean and into China by way of the Silk Road and is frequently found at burial sites.

This digital content is based on an article from Expedition Magazine Winter 2017, Vol. 59.3, available for Penn Museum members.
Video Category:Produced Film
Video Date:02/21/2018
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Tags: Funerary sculpture | Mythology | Silk road


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