Anatolian Terracotta Temple Frieze with Horse & Griffin - 525 BC

Part of a terracotta frieze from an Anatolian temple in Düver, Turkey, dating to the late 6th century BC.

Decorated in raised relief with a galloping horse chasing a griffin, the creature's curled tail and the edge of its wing still visible. Painted in rich red and black pigments.

See, Åke Åkerström, A Horseman from Asia Minor, Medalhavsmuseet Bulletin 4, 1964, for a reconstruction of the original frieze. 

Anatolian Terracotta Temple Frieze with Horse & Griffin - 525 BC. Part of a terracotta frieze from an Anatolian temple in Düver, Turkey, dating to the late 6th century BC. Decorated in raised relief with a galloping horse chasing a griffin, the creature's curled tail and the edge of its wing still visible. Painted in rich red and black pigments. See, Åke Åkerström, A Horseman from Asia Minor, Medalhavsmuseet Bulletin 4, 1964, for a reconstruction of the original frieze. 

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