Vessel Attachment


From: Turkey (Country)

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

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Object Number 48-2-149
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Roman
Provenience Turkey (Country)
Section Mediterranean
Materials Bronze
Iconography Animal

Cista foot. Patina removed in 1966. Right wing is missing. Animal is composed of a lion's head on a bird's body with spread wings, and ends below the lion's paw. Face is indicated by large gashes, the wing feathers by grooves, and the breasts by punched dots. A small flat knob projects from the left side of the head.

Height 4.9 cm
Width 2 cm
Credit Line Gift of Elise Biddle (Mrs. Harald) Paumgarten, 1948, 1948
Other Number 9 - Collector Number | L-2-63 - Old Loan Number

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