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Protome: lion's head

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Lion's head. Two holes at the edge probably for affixing to a wooden surface, such a chest. The mouth opening pierces straight through to the back. Relief is low.

Provenance

By 1972: Mr. and Mrs. Richard R. Wagner Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Richard R. Wagner to MFA, December 13, 1972

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Richard R. Wagner

Roman, Imperial Period,

Catalogue Raisonné

Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), no. 128.

Dimensions

Diameter: 5.8 cm (2 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

1972.1030

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels