Lion Holding Vessel
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
Egyptian alabaster (calcite)
4 x 4 3/4 x 2 in. (10.2 x 12.1 x 5.1 cm) (show scale)
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
Banded alabaster statuette of seated lion, in round, supporting in his front paws an alabastron. On haunches, neck and front legs of lion, depressions of Achaemenid form, originally inlaid. Head of lion turned toward spectator.
Condition: Top of alabastron missing, all inlays lost.
This item is not on view
Lion Holding Vessel, 525-404 B.C.E. Egyptian alabaster (calcite), 4 x 4 3/4 x 2 in. (10.2 x 12.1 x 5.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 53.223. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 53.223_SL3.jpg)
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