Byzantine Griffin Panel

A panel with a Griffin (a lion and an eagle — the king of birds and the king of animals — combined).


Evan and Anne discuss Panel with a Griffin, 1250–1300, made in Greece or the Balkans (possibly), marble, 59.7 x 52.1 x 6.5 cm (The Metropolitan Museum of Art)
Cite this page as: Dr. Evan Freeman and Dr. Anne McClanan, "Byzantine Griffin Panel," in Smarthistory, August 10, 2019, accessed August 1, 2021,