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Dragon mistaken for a lion Bull with Wings?  Achaemenid-Style Gold Plaque of a King Fighting a Rampant Lion - OS.276 Origin: Central Asia Circa: 20 th Century AD

Dragon mistaken for a lion Bull with Wings? Achaemenid-Style Gold Plaque of a King Fighting a Rampant Lion - Origin: Central Asia Circa: 20 th Century AD

Achaemenid golden piece simillar to the handle of a dagger.  Reza Abbasi Museum  Tehran,Iran

Achaemenid golden piece simillar to the handle of a dagger. Reza Abbasi Museum Tehran,Iran - M

Item from  the Oxus  treasure  of the  Achaemenid Persian and Greek  Seleucid periods.

Persian infantry - Item from the Oxus treasure of the Achaemenid Persian and Greek Seleucid periods. History of Macedonia the ancient kingdom of Greece

Pre-Achemanid Golden Rython (Gilan Province-Northen Iran) - Incredible relief workmanship

Marlik gold cup, Iran, Gilan standing goats beside the tree of life palm

Vessel terminating in the forepart of a lion [Iran] (54.3.3) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Vessel terminating in the forepart of a fantastic leonine creature Period: Achaemenid Date: ca. century B. Geography: Iran Culture: Achaemenid Medium: Gold Dimensions: H.

Embossed ornament in the form of a lion-griffin, from the Oxus treasure Achaemenid Persian, 5th-4th century BCFrom the region of Takht-i Kuw... British Museum

Ornament in the form of a griffin-lion Achaemenid Persian, century BC From the region of Takht-i Kuwad, Tadjikistan This embossed ornament is part of the Oxus treasure, the most important.

Silver rhyton with a soldier riding a horse for the base. Iran, Persian Empire (Achaemenid), found near Arin-Berd.

Silver rhyton with a soldier riding a horse for the base. Iran, Persian Empire (Achaemenid), found near Arin-Berd.

Gouden ryton (drinkbeker) ~ 5e-3e eeuw ~ Aechemanidisch ~ Oudheidkundig Museum, Teheran

Drinking Horns and Accessories for the Modern Barbarian. Handmade Drinking Horn Tankards, Viking Horns, Cups, and more.

Achaemenid Gryphon, Persepolis, Iran:  Persepolis was the ceremonial capital of the Achaemenid Empire (ca. 550–330 BC).

A bird hovers around an Achaemenid era Gryphon (the First Persian Empire, circa 550 BC) Persepolis, Iran

A Persian silver rhyton goblet in the form of a kneeling ram, from the Achaemenid period.  The trumpet form cup with raised decoration of fruiting vines and flowers. Provenance: Sabet Collection. height: 12 in. (30.5 cm) (note: A similar Achaemenid rhyton of animalistic form can be seen in the Metropolitan Museum, NY)

An Achaemenid silver rhyton goblet in the form of a kneeling ram. Achaemenid rhyton of animalistic form can be seen in the Metropolitan Museum, NY)

Pre-Achaemenid Silver. This remarkable piece presents a puzzle not easily solved. The orthography of Akkadian inscriptions found on some pieces of the supposed hoard show Elamite influence suggestive of a date in the second quarter of the first millennium B.C.2 If this vessel was part of that so-called Cave Treasure, it should have a similar date and place of origin

Pre-Achaemenid Silver Compound Zoomorphic Vessel Silver, century B. - Pre-Achaemenid Silver Compound Zoomorphic Vessel Silver, century B.