Gryphon

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In Greek and Roman texts, the griffin, griffon, or gryphon was associated with deposits of gold. As Pliny the Elder wrote, "Griffins were said to lay eggs in burrows on the ground and these nests contained gold nuggets."
In the middle ages the griffin became a symbol of divine power … (read more)

In Greek and Roman texts, the griffin, griffon, or gryphon was associated with deposits of gold. As Pliny the Elder wrote, "Griffins were said to lay eggs in burrows on the ground and these nests contained gold nuggets."
In the middle ages the griffin became a symbol of divine power and was protected by courageous knights on horseback who would spend much of their time chasing off the pesky dragons who couldn't keep their sticky fingers off the gryphon's golden nuggets.


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So many details! Love it

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Steve Simpson
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2022/08/21

many thanks :)))

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Amir Karimian
2022/08/03

Very beautiful

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Steve Simpson
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2022/08/21

Thank you :)))

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Steve Simpson
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2022/05/09

thanks so much - very much appreciated :)))

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Greta Brat
2022/04/20

love this!

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Steve Simpson
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2022/04/20

Thank you Greta! :))))

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Eka Lestienne
2022/04/14

Fantastic!

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Steve Simpson
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2022/04/14

Thank you Eka :))))

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antonhiller
2022/04/13

😍

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Steve Simpson
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2022/04/14

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Sublime! 🔥

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Steve Simpson
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2022/04/13

thank you :)))))

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