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Two griffins, each grasping a bull in its talons, ibex, Maltese crosses, tree on the mountain.

Provenance

By 1965: with Mrs. Oric Bates, Mrs. F. Carrington Weems, Mrs. Horace L. Mayer. 1965 given to the MFA by Mrs. Bates, Mrs. Weems, Mrs. Mayer, 10 November 1965. (Accession date: November 10, 1965)

Credit Line

William Francis Warden Fund and Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates, Mrs. F. Carrington Weems and Horace L. Mayer

Near Eastern, Iranian, Elamite, Proto-Elamite, 3500–2700 B.C.

Accession Number

65.1657

Medium or Technique

Green composite stone

Collections

The Ancient World

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