Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
332 B.C.E-3rd century C.E.
Ptolemaic Period to Roman Period
1 5/16 x 13/16 x 1 5/8 in. (3.4 x 2 x 4.2 cm) (show scale)
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Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Recumbent Lion, 332 B.C.E-3rd century C.E. Stone, paint, 1 5/16 x 13/16 x 1 5/8 in. (3.4 x 2 x 4.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 08.480.89. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 08.480.89_PS9.jpg)
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Hard brown stone (probably limestone) figure of a lion lying on oblong base. Head turned to front, right paw crossed over left one. Tail curled around haunch. Not pierced. Made as amulet.
Condition: Perfect. Surface polished.
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