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Standing lion

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Bronze standing lion on a small base. It is much stylized and corroded. It is crude work. The base is uneven.

Provenance

Probably from Azerbaijan. By 1960: Gift of H. D. Motamed. (Accession date: April 14, 1960)

Credit Line

Gift of H. D. Motamed

Near Eastern, Iranian, Median, Iron Age, 8th–7th century B.C.

Findspot

Azerbaijan

Dimensions

Height: 3.5 cm (1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

60.402

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture