Face of a Lion
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 1390-1292 B.C.E.
Second half of Dynasty 18
9 13/16 x 10 1/4 x 6 3/16 in., 22.5 lb. (25 x 26 x 15.7 cm, 10.21kg) (show scale)
Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour
Black syenite face from a large statue of Sakhmet. Incised details. Eyes, now missing, were inlaid separately.
Condition: Nose badly battered. Eyes missing, good workmanship.
This item is not on view
Face of a Lion, ca. 1390-1292 B.C.E. Syenite, 9 13/16 x 10 1/4 x 6 3/16 in., 22.5 lb. (25 x 26 x 15.7 cm, 10.21kg). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour, 16.171. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.16.171_divinefelines_2013.jpg)
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