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Figure of a Running Leopard or Panther

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

  • Place Collected: Egypt
  • DATES 2nd century C.E.
    PERIOD Roman Period
    DIMENSIONS 1 15/16 x 3 1/4 in. (5 x 8.3 cm)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CREDIT LINE 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
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Bronze figure of a running leopard or panther. Legs, outstretched, head turned sharply to the left. Probably a handle from a bronze vessel but as figure is incomplete this is not certain. Condition: Poor. Only the left front leg complete, others badly broken. Entire surface heavily corroded. Portions of face lost. Body probably badly pitted. Cast solid.
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