Inlay in Form of a Lion-Headed God
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
Dynasty 27, or later
Persian Period or Ptolemaic Period
1 1/8 x 1/2 x 3/16 in. (2.9 x 1.3 x 0.5 cm) (show scale)
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Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Inlay in Form of a Lion-Headed God, 525-30 B.C.E. Glass, 1 1/8 x 1/2 x 3/16 in. (2.9 x 1.3 x 0.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1737E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.1737E_view1.jpg)
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Opaque white glass inlay (the rear surface is roughly flat) representing, in relief, a lion-headed god. From beneath the lion’s mane protrude two lappets of a wig. The god wears a short kilt with triangular fold. He strides upon a small plinth.
Condition: Broken into 2 pieces at elbow level; blackened in hollows.
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