Dates:ca. 525-404 B.C.E.
Dimensions: 2 3/16 x 2 3/16 x 1 3/4 in. (5.6 x 5.5 x 4.4 cm)
Museum Location: 19th Dynasty to Roman Period, Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Gallery, 3rd Floor
Accession Number: 66.176
Image: CUR.66.176_wwg8.jpg,West Wing gallery 8 installation
Catalogue Description: Dirty grey-brown stucco lion’s head with open mouth, slight red traces of paint on tongue, empty eye sockets; used as a finial since back of head is modeled concavely; yet surface fluorescence is dark purple throughout. Face well modeled; roof of mouth grooved, teeth indicated in detail. Condition: Chipped around edges of back of head; part of left ear missing, also part of right cheek. Modern metal ring of suspension let into back of head.