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Moulded lion's head

Very dark blue opaque glass molded lion's head. Broken and missing left ear. Similar to 03.1710-11


By 1836: Robert Hay Collection, Linplum, Scotland; 1863: to his son, Robert James Alexander Hay; 1868-1872: Way Collection,Boston (purchased by Samuel A. Way through London dealers Rollin and Feuardent, 27 Haymarket); 1872: given to the MFA by Samuel's son, C. Granville Way.

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Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way

Egyptian, Roman?, 332 B.C.–A.D. 337

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Unclassifiable objects, Function Unknown