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Saddle cover fragment with a griffin. Detail.
4th c BCE Central Asian Scythian Animal style Applied Arts

PAZYRYK Anonymous (act. c. 6th c BCE - 3th c BCE) Primary
c. 390 BCE
4th c BCE
15" X 29 7/8th"
Felt; leather
Applique; Embroidery
Scythian Animal style
Saddle cover
Pazyryk Barrow, Bolshoy Ulagan river valley. Altai Mountains. Russia.
St. Petersburg. State Hermitage Museum.
From Pazyryk Barrow No. 2 in the Bolshoy Ulagan river valley. The style is also known as Scytho-Altaic.

Caption: PAZYRYK | Saddle cover fragment with a griffin. Detail. | c. 499 BCE-400 BCE | Central Asian | Scythian

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