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Lion Attacked by a Snake
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Lion Attacked by a Snake


Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Credit
Description This openwork metal fitting shows a lion attacked by a snake, with a band of trefoil patterns forming the upper and lower borders.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
2/10/1977Treatmentcleaned
Exhibitions
  • Exhibition of Persian Art. Iranian Institute, New York. 1940.
Provenance Dikran Kelekian, New York and Paris [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1912, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1912

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Creator
Period
12th century
Medium
bronze
(Metal)
Accession Number
54.447
Measurements
H: 4 7/16 x L: 6 1/8 in. (11.3 x 15.6 cm)
Geography
  • Israel, Jerusalem (Place of Discovery)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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