Water spout in the form of a lion's head
Object Place: Egypt, Saqqara, monastery of Apa Jeremias
Overall: 18 x 40 x 19 cm (7 1/16 x 15 3/4 x 7 1/2 in.) Legacy dimension: .41 Length: .19 W.
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Not On View
This water spout is in the shape of a lion’s head with an open mouth through which water would pour the trough behind. The head is open on top.
From Saqqara, monastery of Apa Jeremias. 1905-1906: Quibell excavations, Egyptian Antiquities Service.
Gift of the Western Art Visiting Committee