Re: Re: Re: Re: Comments -- metateman Post Reply Edit Forum Where am I?
Posted by: Beadman Post Reply
07/02/2019, 00:24:33

Seals are not really my area of expertise. I would probably be inadequate to interpret the images. What I think I see is a personage in profile, relating to a winged griffin.

Wikipedia (conveniently) says: "In Iranian mythology, [a] griffin is called Shirdal [and] means: Lion-Eagle. The Shirdal has appeared in ancient art of Iran since late second millennium BC.[9] Shirdals appeared on cylinder seals from Susa as early as 3000 BC.

I suppose the iconography would be fairly well-known (as to fakers).


Modified by Beadman at Tue, Jul 02, 2019, 00:25:10

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