greek metal sculptures

By: Alexa Keyworth, Remington Smith, Tiffany Talt

Statuette of a Griffin Devouring an Arimasp: When: 125 b.c.e - 75 b.c.e Where: It is thought to be from Italy. Who: The artist is unknown. Materials: The material used was bronze The Arimasp was a reoccuring form in Greek art and literature. Often thought to have only one eye, yet in this scultpure, it clearly has two.
Stag Rhyton: Culture: Near Eastern, Parthian Materials: The rhyton was made of gilt silver, garnet, glass When: thought to be somewhere from 50 b.c.e to 50 c.e Where: suggested to be from the northwest area of Iran The term rhyton comes from the Greek verb meaning "to run through," This specific rhyta was of earlier Iranian art, but the designs were Sleucid.
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