<em>Lion Applique</em>, 4th–3rd century B.C.E. Bronze, 5 5/8 x 8 1/8 in. (14.3 x 20.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 57.40. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , 57.40_55.141_PS9.jpg)

Lion Applique

Medium: Bronze

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:4th–3rd century B.C.E.

Dimensions: 5 5/8 x 8 1/8 in. (14.3 x 20.7 cm) mount (Display backing made in 2015): 7 x 9 1/2 in. (17.8 x 24.1 cm)



Accession Number: 57.40

Image: 57.40_55.141_PS9.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Bronze applique of a walking lion, head frontal. Tang for attachment under each foot and on top of head. Cross bar on back of each foot. Probably representing the god Mahes, a votive offering? Condition: Broken across rear leg and tail. One paw missing. One chip on upper body (top edge). Tang on head broken. Considerable corrosion on body. Rear leg repaired.

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