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Title: Plaque with horned lion-griffins
Date: ca. 6th–4th century BCE
Dimensions: 5 5/16 × 3 7/8 × 1/2 in., 0.2 lb. (13.5 × 9.8 × 1.2 cm, 0.1 kg)
Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1954
Accession Number: 54.3.2
“Assyrian and Persian Art,” The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, March 25, 1955–January 22, 1956.
“Sept Mille Ans d’Art en Iran,” Musée du Petit Palais, Paris, Villa Hügel, Essen, Kunsthaus Zürich, Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, The Hague,
Palazzo Reale, Milan, National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C., Denver Art Museum, William Rockhill Nelson Gallery of Art, Kansas City, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, The Cleveland Museum of Art, The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Allentown Art Museum, Allentown, Pennsylvania, 1961–1966.
“Origin and Influence, Cultural Contacts: Egypt, the Ancient Near East and the Classical World,” The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, December 18, 1970–April 23, 1971.
“Gold,” The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, April 14–September 9, 1973.
“Profil du Metropolitan Museum of Art de New York,” Galerie des Beaux-Arts, Bordeaux, France, May 15–September 1, 1981.
“’A Seal Upon Thine Heart’: Glyptic Art of the Ancient Near East, ca. 3500–2100 B.C.,” The Pierpont Morgan Library and Museum, New York, January 7–April 26, 1998.
“’A Seal Upon Thine Heart, Part II’: Glyptic Art of the Ancient Near East.” The Pierpont Morgan Library and Museum, New York, April 30, 1998–August 15, 1998.
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