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Water spout in the form of a lion's head

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.

Provenance

From Saqqara, monastery of Apa Jeremias. 1905-1906: Quibell excavations, Egyptian Antiquities Service.

Credit Line

Gift of the Western Art Visiting Committee

Egyptian, Greco-Roman Period,

Object Place

Egypt

Accession Number

15.1228

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements