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Reclining Lion
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Reclining Lion


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Description This reclining lion with a raised head shows the compact body shape and other stylistic features typical of Meroitic art.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
10/08/1974Treatmentcleaned
Exhibitions
  • Jewelry - Ancient to Modern. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1979-1980.
Provenance Khawam Brothers, Cairo [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1930, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1930

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Period
late 1st century BCE (Meroitic)
Accession Number
57.1560
Measurements
H: 7/16 x L: 11/16 x D: 1/8 in. (1.08 x 1.72 x 0.37 cm)
Geography
  • Egypt (Place of Discovery)

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