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Lion's Head Handle
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Lion's Head Handle


Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Credit
Description This handle is from the vase of a lamp, with leaves at the back of the head instead of a mane.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
6/10/1983Treatmentcleaned
Exhibitions
  • Designed for Use: Ancient Industrial Arts. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1983.
Provenance Dikran Kelekian, New York and Paris [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1913, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1913

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Period
3rd century BC (Hellenistic)
Medium
bronze
(Metal)
Accession Number
54.597
Measurements
L: 3 7/16 in. (8.7 cm)
Geography
  • Egypt, Mitrahina (Place of Discovery)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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