Serpentine Statuette in the Round of Lion
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
First Persian Period
6 1/4 x 2 3/16 x 6 1/8 in. (15.8 x 5.5 x 15.5 cm) (show scale)
Gift of Henry Hottinger
Lion rampant, supporting in his front paws a large alabastron; base oblong, with rounded end. Body of the lion carved on both sides with designs that were originally inlaid.
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Serpentine Statuette in the Round of Lion, 525-404 B.C.E. Serpentine, 6 1/4 x 2 3/16 x 6 1/8 in. (15.8 x 5.5 x 15.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Henry Hottinger, 53.221.1. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.53.221.1_NegA_print_bw.jpg)
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