The fresco of Griffin at Archaeological Museum of Herakleion

The fresco of Griffin at Archaeological Museum of Herakleion, Crete.

The fresco of high-relief Griffins tethered to columns decorated the "Great East Hall" of the Knossos palace. The decoration if the hall also included religious emblems and representation in reilef of boxing and bull-leaping games. According to Arthur Evans, this hall, located next to the "Grand Staircase", was used for official ceremonies by the palac rules. Knossos, Palace, Neopalatial period (1600-1450 BC).

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