Sculptor's Model of a Walking Lion
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 664-30 B.C.E.
Late Period to Ptolemaic Period
3 x 6 1/2 x 12 in. (7.6 x 16.5 x 30.5 cm) (show scale)
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
Archaeological provenance not yet documented; by 1933, acquired by Jacob Hirsch, New York, NY; April 28, 1933, purchased from Jacob Hirsch by the Brooklyn Museum.
Sculptor model of a walking lion. The lion is beautifully modeled and has a splendid forward motion. The mane is only roughly indicated with slight scratch instead of the usual incisions.
Condition: The greater part of each leg is missing. One ear is broken and there are numerous scratches and discolorations on the body.
This item is not on view
Sculptor's Model of a Walking Lion, ca. 664-30 B.C.E. Limestone, 3 x 6 1/2 x 12 in. (7.6 x 16.5 x 30.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 33.190. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 33.190_PS9.jpg)
overall, 33.190_PS9.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2014
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