Deaccessioned September 24, 2015

Protome: lion's head

Roman
Imperial Period


Catalogue Raisonné

Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), no. 128.

Dimensions

Diameter: 5.8 cm (2 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

1972.1030

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Lion’s head. Two holes at the edge probably for affixing to a wooden surface, such a chest. The mouth opening pierces straight through to the back. Relief is low.

Provenance

1972, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Richard R. Wagner, West Barnstable, MA to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 13, 1972)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Richard R. Wagner