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Griffins supporting a sacred tree  Phoenician, ca. 8th century B.C., ivory, H 10.6 cm (private collection (?))

Griffins supporting a sacred tree Phoenician, ca. 8th century B.C., ivory, H 10.6 cm (private collection (?))

Basilica di San Marco, 11th century relief. Alexander has lured the griffins with meat (on the spears) and they lift him up to the heavens. This is the question !!!

Basilica di San Marco, 11th century relief. Alexander has lured the griffins with meat (on the spears) and they lift him up to the heavens. This is the question !!!

The Phoenicians (1500–300 B.C.) | Thematic Essay | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Phoenicians (1500–300 B.C.) | Thematic Essay | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

A Lynx; A Griffin; Unknown; England; about 1250 - 1260; Pen-and-ink drawings tinted with body color and translucent washes on parchment; Leaf: 21 x 15.7 cm (8 1/4 x 6 3/16 in.); Ms. 100, fol. 26; J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, California

A Lynx; A Griffin; Unknown; England; about 1250 - 1260; Pen-and-ink drawings tinted with body color and translucent washes on parchment; Leaf: 21 x 15.7 cm (8 1/4 x 6 3/16 in.); Ms. 100, fol. 26; J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, California

9th-7th C. BCE.  Sphinx wearing a   conical cap, 1 forepaw atop a lotus blossom, 1 raised to a sacred Tree. Found at the Assyrian Fort Shalmaneser in Nimrud. High Relief Ivory Plaque made by Phoenicians.  British Museum.

9th-7th C. BCE. Sphinx wearing a conical cap, 1 forepaw atop a lotus blossom, 1 raised to a sacred Tree. Found at the Assyrian Fort Shalmaneser in Nimrud. High Relief Ivory Plaque made by Phoenicians. British Museum.

PHOENICIA, Marathos, 3rd Century BC. Silver Tetradrachm (16.94 gm). Dated year 37 (223/2) BC. Turreted head of Tyche right / ΜΑΡΑΘΙNΩΝ, Marathos seated left on pile of shields, holding aphlaston and filleted branch; date in Phoenician characters below.

PHOENICIA, Marathos, 3rd Century BC. Silver Tetradrachm (16.94 gm). Dated year 37 (223/2) BC. Turreted head of Tyche right / ΜΑΡΑΘΙNΩΝ, Marathos seated left on pile of shields, holding aphlaston and filleted branch; date in Phoenician characters below.

Cornelian scarab seal with two lions at a sacred tree under a winged sun disc. Phoenician. Cyprus. c.600-580 BC. British Museum.

Cornelian scarab seal with two lions at a sacred tree under a winged sun disc. Phoenician. Cyprus. c.600-580 BC. British Museum.

Detail from "The Rutland Psalter", medieval (c1260), British Library Add MS 62925. f 59r

Detail from "The Rutland Psalter", medieval (c1260), British Library Add MS 62925. f 59r

Thoth, Egypt - credited with the creation of a number of branches of knowledge (law, magic, philosophy, religion, science, and writing).  An infallible judge capable of rendering completely just decisions. The Greeks admired him so greatly that they credited him as the originator of all knowledge on earth and in the heavens. http://www.ancient.eu/Thoth/

Thoth, Egypt - credited with the creation of a number of branches of knowledge (law, magic, philosophy, religion, science, and writing). An infallible judge capable of rendering completely just decisions. The Greeks admired him so greatly that they credited him as the originator of all knowledge on earth and in the heavens. http://www.ancient.eu/Thoth/

Stone carved griffin battling a.... um... not sure what that is!

Stone carved griffin battling a.... um... not sure what that is!

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