Lion-Griffin in Scythian style.
5th-4th c BCE Central Asian Scythian Animal style Metalwork
SCYTHIAN Anonymous (aka Saka)
(active c. 7th c BCE - 2nd c BCE)
c. 500 BCE-300 BCE
5th-4th c BCE
Scythian Animal style
Iran or Afghanistan.
London. British Museum.
From Oxus Treasure. 170 objects found in Afghanistan in 1880. This is possibly a cap ornament. The griffin's tail ends in a leaf.
SCYTHIAN Anonymous | Lion-Griffin in Scythian style. | c. 500 BCE-300 BCE | Persian | Scythian
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