Mythical Creature

  • Essays (96)
  • Works of Art (169)
  • Relief panel
    32.143.7
  • Relief panel
    32.143.3
  • Human-headed winged lion (lamassu)
    32.143.2
  • Dragon
    12.123.2
  • Stamp seal: worshiper kneeling before mushhushshu-dragon and standard
    86.11.35
  • Top fragment of a kudurru with a mushhushshu dragon and divine symbols
    1985.45
  • Plate with youths and winged horses
    63.152
  • Abduction (plate nine from Paraphrase on the Finding of a Glove)
    2009.53
  • 1993.313
  • Ikat Fragment
    27.170.28
  • Departure of the Amazons
    1976.100.6
  • Terracotta head of a woman, probably a sphinx
    47.100.3
  • The Unicorn is Found (from the Unicorn Tapestries)
    37.80.2
  • Dagger with Zoomorphic Hilt
    2011.236
  • Dragon and Clouds
    2010.309
  • Terracotta amphora with lid
    2012.26a,b
  • Barque Sphinx
    2011.96
  • Corbel with Five Interlaced Hair-Pulling Acrobats
    34.21.2
  • Safavid Courtiers Leading Georgian Captives
    52.20.12
  • Painted Box for Game Pieces
    1976.327
  • Tray
    91.1.604
  • Beneficent Rain
    1985.227.2
  • Monstrous male figure
    2010.166
  • 1976.414.3a-ggg
  • Chess Piece in the Form of a Knight
    17.190.231
  • Diptych with Scenes of the Life of Christ and the Virgin, Saint Michael, John the Baptist, Thomas Becket, and the Trinity
    1970.324.8a,b
  • Seal ring with inscription
    12.224.6
  • Tapestry with Dragons and Flowers
    1987.275
  • Shōki Comes to Life from a Hanging Scroll
    10.211.513
  • Aquamanile in the Form of a Griffin
    1975.1.1413
  • Chime (Qing) for Linzhong (8th note in the 12-note scale)
    03.15.1
  • Aquamanile in the Form of a Unicorn
    64.101.1493
  • Aquamanile in the Form of a Lion
    52.24.1
  • Aquamanile in the Form of a Lion
    47.101.52
  • Aquamanile in the Form of a Dragon
    47.101.51
  • Aquamanile in the Form of a Crowned Centaur Fighting a Dragon
    10.37.2
  • Dish with two intertwined dragons
    65.109.2
  • The Emperor's Carpet
    43.121.1
  • Automaton in the form of a chariot pushed by a Chinese attendant and set with a clock
    1982.60.137
  • Silver gilt ring
    1995.40
  • Saint Margaret of Antioch
    2000.641
  • Cylinder seal and modern impression: winged horse with claws and horns
    1999.325.89
  • Bronze rod tripod stand
    1997.145.1
  • Shaffron (Horse's Head Defense) of Henry II of France, When Dauphin
    04.3.253
  • Vessel, Mythological Scene
    1978.412.206
  • Pair of snaphaunce pistols
    2006.471.1,2
  • 1970.301.51
  • Oedipus and the Sphinx
    21.134.1
  • Bronze head of a griffin
    1972.118.54
  • Helmet
    2005.270
  • Saddle (gser sga)
    1997.214.1
  • Set of saddle plates
    1999.118
  • Dragon wrapped around featherlike saz leaves
    2000.424
  • Goa Stone and Gold Case
    2004.244a-c
  • Ritual food container (dui)
    2006.117a,b
  • Saints Peter, Martha, Mary Magdalene, and Leonard
    12.211
  • Set of jewelry
    40.11.7-.18
  • Teapot
    1998.459
  • Uniform
    1983.158a
  • Plaque fragment
    65.163.22
  • Twelve Animals of the Chinese Zodiac
    02.18.730
  • Dragon Carpet
    1971.263.5
  • Standing cup
    17.190.1703
  • Jewelry casket
    1998.19
  • Belt fragment of animals
    52.123
  • Cylinder seal and modern impression: bull-man combatting lion; nude hero combatting water buffalo; inscription
    1999.325.4
  • Horse blinker with a seated sphinx wearing a uraeus and sun-disk headdress
    54.117.1
  • Bronze cista (toiletries box)
    22.84.1
  • Bronze lid and upper part of an oil flask
    10.230.1
  • Intaglio with Saint Theodore Teron Slaying a Many-Headed Dragon
    1999.325.227
  • The Great Sirens
    1979.356
  • Banner
    1976.312
  • Tile with an image of a prince on horseback
    83.1.67
  • Headdress: Male Antelope (Ci Wara)
    1978.412.435
  • Silver-gilt bowl
    74.51.4554
  • Limestone funerary stele (shaft) surmounted by two sphinxes
    74.51.2499
  • The Sorcerer Atlante Abducting Pinabello's Lady (Ariosto, Orlando Furioso, canto II, 38)
    1972.118.224
  • Dragon Carpet
    22.100.122
  • Burse
    64.101.1363
  • Sphinx of Hatshepsut
    31.3.166
  • Arm Panel From a Ceremonial Chair of Thutmose IV
    30.8.45a-c
  • Sphinx of Amenhotep III, possibly from a Model of a Temple
    1972.125
  • Double diptych icon pendant
    1997.81.1
  • 1974.290.26
  • Textile with coiled dragons
    1989.205
  • The Companions of Rinaldo
    1977.1.2
  • Personification of the River Nile
    2001.456
  • Scroll cover for an imperial manuscript
    41.123.2
  • Basin
    02.18.689
  • Senwosret III as a Sphinx
    17.9.2
  • Chilins (Chinese Chimerical Creatures) Fighting with a Dragon
    55.121.35
  • Lion and Dragon in Combat
    1974.20
  • The Return of Neptune
    59.198
  • Marble stele (grave marker) of a youth and a little girl
    11.185a-c,f,g
  • Dragon-handled jug with inscription
    91.1.607
  • Saints Michael and Francis
    58.132
  • Ewer with Wild Man Finial
    53.20.2
  • 'Saz'-style Drawing of a Dragon amid Foliage
    57.51.26
  • Ornamental Panel
    49.95.41
  • Cadmus fighting the Dragon
    49.97.570
  • Dish depicting a virgin and a unicorn
    46.85.30
  • Jar with Dragon
    37.191.1
  • Armor of Henry II, King of France (reigned 1547–59)
    39.121
  • The Unicorn is Attacked (from the Unicorn Tapestries)
    37.80.3
  • The Unicorn Defends Itself (from the Unicorn Tapestries)
    37.80.4
  • The Unicorn in Captivity (from the Unicorn Tapestries)
    37.80.6
  • Bowl
    32.33
  • Sutra Box with Dragons amid Clouds
    2001.584a-c
  • The Great Abu Sa'ud Teaching Law: Folio from the <em>Divan</em> of Mahmud 'Abd al-Baqi
    25.83.9
  • Yataghan from the Court of Süleyman the Magnificent (reigned 1520–66)
    1993.14
  • Sadaksari-Lokeshvara Surrounded by Manifestations and Monks
    1985.390.3
  • Saint Anthony Abbot
    1988.159
  • Incense Burner
    1982.60.108
  • Sprite
    1983.356
  • Divan of Sultan Husayn Baiqara
    1982.120.1
  • Burgonet
    17.190.1720
  • Carpet with palm trees, ibexes, and birds
    17.190.858
  • Sword Guard in the Form of Confronted Dragons
    02.18.765
  • Burgonet with Falling Buffe
    04.3.217,22.140
  • Manuscript Illumination with the Assumption of the Virgin in an Initial A, from an Antiphonary
    11.50.1
  • Carpet with a compartment design
    10.61.3
  • Terracotta dinos (mixing bowl)
    1997.36
  • Bronze mirror with a support in the form of a nude girl
    38.11.3
  • Terracotta psykter (vase for cooling wine)
    1989.281.69
  • Bronze handle of a hydria (water jar)
    06.1093
  • Beaker with birds and animals
    47.100.88
  • Ladle with Handle in the Shape of a Dragon's Head
    1994.605.90
  • Bell (Zhong)
    1988.20.7
  • Stamp seal and modern impression: unicorn and incense burner (?)
    49.40.1
  • Door lintel with lion-griffins and vase with lotus leaf
    32.145a,b
  • Shaft-hole axhead with a bird-headed demon, boar, and dragon
    1982.5
  • Reliquary in the Shape of a Stupa
    1985.387ab
  • Spouted Wine Vessel (Gong)
    43.25.4
  • Knotted Dragon Pendant
    1985.214.99
  • Wine container (hu)
    1999.46a,b
  • Winged Cup with Geometric Designs
    1974.268.4
  • Tomb Panel with Relief of Figures in a Pavilion
    20.99
  • Agate Lentoid
    14.104.1
  • Limestone sarcophagus: the Amathus sarcophagus
    74.51.2453
  • Furniture support: female sphinx with Hathor-style curls
    32.161.46
  • Cylinder seal and modern impression: royal worshiper before a god on a throne; human-headed bulls below
    1991.368.5
  • Dress ornaments
    24.97.50
  • Top for standard
    1996.82.1
  • Human-headed winged bull and winged lion (lamassu)
    32.143.1
  • Openwork furniture plaque with two sphinxes
    57.80.4a,b
  • Dragon-Shaped Brooch
    1980.450
  • Life of the Buddha: The Birth of the Buddha
    1993.478.1
  • Silk with Griffins
    1984.344
  • Ritual basin
    1987.218.6
  • Swords, with Scabbard Mounts
    30.65.1,2
  • The Virgin Mary and Five Standing Saints above Predella Panels
    37.52.1-6
  • Textile Fragment from the Shrine of San Librada, Sigüenza Cathedral
    58.85.1
  • Ewer with Phoenixes
    26.292.73
  • Aquamanile in the Form of a Lion
    1994.244
  • Arch with Beasts
    22.58.1a
  • Flask with Adoration of the Magi
    1984.196
  • Panel with Cross and Griffins
    28.12
  • Panel with a Griffin
    2000.81
  • Enthroned Virgin and Child
    41.190.283
  • Brooch in the Form of a Bird of Prey
    1991.308
  • Harness Pendant with Confronted Beasts
    1990.52
  • Double-Sided Ivory Liturgical Comb with Scenes of Henry II and Thomas Becket
    1988.279
  • Rafter finial in the shape of a dragon's head and wind chime
    1999.263ab
  • Bowl with Dragons among Waves
    18.56.36
  • Ewer
    44.15
  • Tile panel with sphinx
    1976.245
  • Tile with Image of Phoenix
    12.49.4
  • Enameled and Gilded Bottle
    41.150
  • 57.51.23
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