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Sculptor's Model of a Walking Lion

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Limestone
  • Place Made: Egypt
  • DATES ca. 664-30 B.C.E.
    PERIOD Late Period to Ptolemaic Period
    DIMENSIONS 3 x 6 1/2 x 12 in. (7.6 x 16.5 x 30.5 cm)  (show scale)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION 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
    IMAGE overall, 33.190_PS9.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2014
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION 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.
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