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Bronze griffin attachment from a cauldron

Period:
Archaic
Date:
mid-7th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H. 9 11/16 in. (24.6 cm)
Classification:
Bronzes
Credit Line:
Fletcher Fund, 1959
Accession Number:
59.11.18
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 152
Head of a griffin from a cauldron.
Said to be from Olympia

von Bothmer, Dietrich. 1961. "Newly Acquired Bronzes–Greek, Etruscan, and Roman." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, 19(5): p. 133, fig. 1.

Gehring, Ulrich. 2004. Die Greifenprotomen aus dem Heraion von Samos. p. 61 n. 254, Bonn: Habelt.

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