<em>Inlay in Form of a Lion-Headed God</em>, 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)

Inlay in Form of a Lion-Headed God

Medium: Glass

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:525-30 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 1 1/8 x 1/2 x 3/16 in. (2.9 x 1.3 x 0.5 cm)


Accession Number: 37.1737E

Image: CUR.37.1737E_view1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
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.

Brooklyn Museum