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Cast of a relief with stylised foliage either side of a pair of griffins facing a central horned ox or cow head

16th century

Plaster cast

Museum number: M870

Curatorial note

The central cow or ox head has a flower on its forehead and appears to represent a living animal rather than a bukranium (ox skull).


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