University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: B17195
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Iraq
Ur
Archaeology Area: loose in upper soil
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Magnesite
Iconography:Lion
Credit Line:British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1927
Other NumberU.7600 - Field No SF

Description

UE IV: Figure of a lion, in white limestone, the body alone preserved: the animal was couched with the head resting on the forelegs; a hole in the body seems intended to receive a tenon perhaps of a figure which stood on the back of the lion.
CBS Register: Season V. crouching lion modelled in the round. magnesite (?) front part of the body. hole inside for mounting.


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