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Amulet of a lion

Near Eastern, Iranian?
Neo-Elamite?
800–500 B.C.


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Base 23 x 15 (16 h) mm.

Accession Number

65.1607

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Amulet with crouching lion on a base.

Provenance

By 1965: with Mrs. Oric Bates, Mrs. F. Carrington Weems, Mrs. Horace L. Mayer. 1965 given to the MFA by Mrs. Bates, Mrs. Weems, Mrs. Mayer, 10 November 1965.

Credit Line

William Francis Warden Fund and Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates, Mrs. F. Carrington Weems and Horace L. Mayer