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Throne Leg in the Shape of a Griffin
Work Type
Throne leg
late 7th-early 8th century
Attributed to, probably Western Iran
Bronze; cast around a ceramic core and chased
Gr. H. (base on top of iron rod) = 22 7/16 in. (57.0 cm)_x000D_; Gr. W. (at top) = 3 7/16 in. (8.7 cm)_x000D_; Gr. Diam. (beak to back of strut) = 7 3/8 in. (18.7 cm)_x000D_;
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1971
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