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Head of a lion

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Head of a lion. It is made of hard limestone. It is a fragment of a statue. It is battered and chipped.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Quft; QD III. Exp.Ph. C 10039. [Expedition Date:] June, 1923 Brought from Harvard Camp in 1947. Harvard University - Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Credit Line

Brought from Harvard Camp

Egyptian, Greco-Roman Period, 305–30 B.C.

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Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 15.5 x 14.5 x 13.5 cm (6 1/8 x 5 11/16 x 5 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

47.1647

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture