500 - 451 B.C.

Museo de Jaén

Museo de Jaén
Jaén, Spain

Sculpture group carved from a single solid round block that represents a fight scene. It is made up of a human figure and a mythological animal, a griffin, in a hand-to-hand fight. It belongs to the sculptures from Cerrillo Blanco, in Porcuna (Jaén).


  • Title: Griphomaquia
  • Date Created: 500 - 451 B.C.
  • Location: Cerrillo Blanco archaeological site (Porcuna, Jaén)
  • Physical Dimensions: Height = 70 cm; Width = 84 cm; Maximum thickness = 33 cm; Weight = 168 Kg
  • Type: Sculpture
  • Medium: Calcarenite

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