University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 65-3-5
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Iraq
Nimrud
Period: Assyrian
Date Made: 8th century BC
Early Date: -800
Late Date: -700
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Ivory
Iconography:Lion Paw
Credit Line:Purchased from the British School of Archaeology, Iraq, 1965
Other NumberND 10529 - Field No SF

Description

Lion's Leg/Paw
Leg and foot of lion in the round. Top section of leg originally decorated with red and blue inlaid diamonds. Traces of bright color remain. Top shows dowel hole and scoring. base of foot has dowel for insertion.


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