<em>Lion Holding Vessel</em>, 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)

Lion Holding Vessel

Medium: Egyptian alabaster (calcite)

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:525-404 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 4 x 4 3/4 x 2 in. (10.2 x 12.1 x 5.1 cm)



Accession Number: 53.223

Image: 53.223_SL3.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
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.

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