Medium: Calcite, steatite or lapis lazuli
Dates:ca. 900-600 B.C.E.
Dimensions: Diam. 5 5/16 x 8 9/16 in. (13.5 x 21.7 cm)
Accession Number: 82.116.18
Catalogue Description: Calcite lion bowl; circular bowl with incised hatched triangles along outside and top of rim; two broad lug handles pierces horizontally; large plastic head of lion with open mouth decorating side of vessel, teeth visible, broad nose, pronounced folds of flesh, (eyes inlaid; steatite or lapis), hole running through lion’s mouth into vessel bowl; immediately across from lion’s head, short knob.