<em>Sculptor's Model Head of a Lion</em>, 332 B.C.E.-30 B.C.E. Plaster, 6 15/16 x 5 13/16 x 4 1/2 in. (17.7 x 14.8 x 11.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 05.311. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 05.311_PS9.jpg)

Sculptor's Model Head of a Lion

Medium: Plaster

Dates:332 B.C.E.-30 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 6 15/16 x 5 13/16 x 4 1/2 in. (17.7 x 14.8 x 11.5 cm) mount (display and handling backing made 2015): 8 1/4 x 7 1/2 in. (21 x 19.1 cm)


Museum Location: Brooklyn Museum, BMA, BASEMENT, BK21 -PRINT SHOP


Accession Number: 05.311

Image: 05.311_PS9.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Large plaster cast of a lion's head. The cast appears ancient and is an average specimen of the work of the Ptolemaic Period. The right ear appears to have been re-worked after the casting was completed. Condition: Left ear missing, surface somewhat discolored, otherwise good.

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