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Griffon, 8th century BCE

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Griffon on stone seal. A griffon is a mythological figure with a body of a lion and the head and often wings of an eagle. In the ancient world, it was a symbol of divine guardianship and power.

Mazar, Eilat, The Complete Guide to the Temple Mount Excavations, Shoham Academic Research and Publication, Jerusalem, 2002.

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