Fragmentary Sculpture of a Recumbent Lion
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
Late Ptolemaic Period to Roman Imperial Period
Gift of Maguid Sameda
Fragmentary agate sculpture of a recumbent lion. Very fine work with details of paws and ribs indicated by incisions. Stone is tan-brown in color.
Condition: Head, front legs, rump and tail lost. Scattered areas of body chipped.
This item is not on view
Fragmentary Sculpture of a Recumbent Lion. Agate, 1 5/8 x 3 in. (4.2 x 7.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Maguid Sameda, 53.175. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.53.175_NegL602_18A_print_bw.jpg)
. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2014
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