Greek art

Julianna Moraski

This duck was mold-made together. The surface has a raised-dot pattern, while the end of the wings have a feather pattern. It was made between 3rd-2nd century BC. It may have been inspired by duck vases of Etruria and South Italy.
This lion was made between 575 BC and 525 BC. The lion was the emblem of Miletus, an ancient city. It was inspired from Egyptian culture. It was made to guard a tomb, as it is a testament to the importance of the dead.
A griffin is a creature that is part lion, part eagle. In this statue, it is mauling an Arimasp. Arimasps are one-eyed people who were in constant conflict with the griffins. This was because the Arimasps frequently tried to steal gold from the griffins.
This statue depicts a woman running to the right. The strange proportions suggest that she was placed in a high position. It was sculpted in 440 BC.
This terracotta statue depicts Odysseus underneath a ram. It is a reference to the Odyssey. Odysseus and his men escaped Polyphemos, a cyclops, by tying themselves to the undersides of his rams.
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