<em>Head of Panther</em>, 1st-3rd century C.E. Granite (?), 14 15/16 x 8 7/16 in. (38 x 21.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 41.468. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.41.468_NegC_print_bw.jpg)

Head of Panther

Medium: Granite (?)

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:1st-3rd century C.E.

Dimensions: 14 15/16 x 8 7/16 in. (38 x 21.5 cm)

Collections:

Accession Number: 41.468

Image: CUR.41.468_NegC_print_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Speckled gray stone head of an animal, perhaps a panther, with a long neck. Head twisted to one side, mouth open and snarling. Grapevine with remains of leaves encircles neck, suggesting it was part of a large group showing Bacchus driving a chariot. Condition: Good. Details missing from mouth. Minor chips, especially on ears and at base.

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