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Panther Head

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

  • Place Made: Egypt
  • DATES 30 B.C.E.-100 C.E.
    PERIOD Early Roman Period (possibly)
    DIMENSIONS 2 5/8 × Diam. of base 1 1/8 in. (6.7 × 2.9 cm)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Bronze panther head. Open mouth. Undecorated ring at base. Cast hollow. Excellent work. Probably a detail from a piece of furniture etc. Condition: Object has obviously been cleaned. Small patch of bronze disease under mouth. Part of ring base missing.
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