Tag: bird

Harpy

Harpy This piece of art work is about a harpy. It is a bird with a woman’s face. Direct eye line to his upper left. Pattern and repetition…

Bird (Christ) killing the snake (Satan)

This is a piece from Commentary on the Apocalypse by Saint Beatus of Liébana. He lived from c.730 to c.800, and this work was done in 776. He…

Preliminary description of the bird and snake battle

This artwork is of a colourful bird that has a snake around the head, and the snake has wrapped itself around the birds left leg. The snake is…

Bird man amphoriskos

This piece is an amphoriskos, a tall terra-cotta vase glazed in black, standing only 7” high and 3 ¼” wide. It has a bird head on the neck…

A bird vase PRELIMINARY DESCRIPTION

This seems to be a vase with a bird head and bird feathers on the back and human arms holding a large egg or a large belly. It…

Griffin-Headed Demon

Griffin-Headed Demon. Toprakkale, Urarta 10 cm tall. 8th-7th century BCE. Ivory. Sculpted in relief. Housed at The Anatolian Civilization Museum and The British Museum The Griffin- headed demon…

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