Winged Lion Griffin Attacked by Hero over Kneeling Calf

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carnelian
Overall: 1 1/4 × 1/2 in. (3.2 × 1.3 cm)
The Pierpont Morgan Library, New York
Morgan Seal 607
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Acquired by Pierpont Morgan sometime between 1885 and 1908
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"In 607 and 608, both of which picture a bull calf lying between two contestants, the composition is more formal. The scheme used here--that of two fighting figures with a third between them--was preserved in Neo-Babylonian seals of the first millennium... but discarded by Neo-Assyrian seal cutters."--Porada, CANES, p. 70

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Winged lion-griffin attacked by hero with curved sword -- Kneeling calf under monster.

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