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Achaemenid king standing between a rearing winged horned lion and a lioness, seizing the lion by the horn and stabbing him below. Winged disk of Ahuramazda hovering above. S.L.15.

Provenance

By 1898: Edward Perry Warren Collection; 1898: purchased by the MFA from E.P. Warren. (Accession date: January 1, 1898)

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Near Eastern, Iranian, Persian, Achaemenid, 550–331 B.C.

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 0.027 H.

Accession Number

98.707

Medium or Technique

Chalcedony

Collections

The Ancient World

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