Tag: lion

The Beasts

“The beast” or “La Bete de la Mer” refers to a tapestry that depicts two beasts, one from the earth and the other from the sea sharing a…

Supporting Image for Stuttgarter Psalter

This is a supporting image for Stuttgarter Psalter, and it shows the main character riding a horse, and we can also see the lion that we saw in…

Stuttgarter Psalter Psalm 91

This is a narrative of a knight standing on a dragon and lion with the hands of god in the top right and an angel on the left….

Preliminary Description of the 7 Headed Beasts

This image is striking for its strong contrast in both value and complementary colors with a very dark blue background and light, bright orange figures. The two central…

Sphinx Support

The Sphinx lived on Mount Sphincius. She would bother the people of Thebes by going up to them and asking dark questions and riddles. If they didn’t answer…

Class notes

Harpy or Siren -harpies steal things from people, mostly food. And are very mischievous -Sirens sing a song to lure people to them – Sculpture made of stone,…

Class Notes – Mosaic

Mosaic Hybrid creature – Hybrid creature eating a small animal, maybe a lizard – Maybe a Chimera? – Mosaic, looks like it is part of a larger narrative…

Lassamu Side View

Support for Lamassu Lamassu- Winged Lion Man. 883-859 B.C.; Neo-Assyrian period, reign of Ashurnasirpal II 10 ft tall. 883-859 BC, Alabaster stone. Sculpted in relief. Housed at the…

Lamassu

Lamassu- Winged Lion Man. 883-859 B.C.; Neo-Assyrian period, reign of Ashurnasirpal II 10 ft tall. 883-859 BC, Alabaster stone. Sculpted in relief. Housed at the MET and the…

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