University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 37-15-92
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Iraq
Khafaje
Archaeology Area: Mound A, Sin Temple, Q 42
Period: Jemdet Nasr
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Slate
Iconography:Crouching Lion
Credit Line:Khafaje Expedition; E. A. Speiser and Charles Bache, 1937
Other NumberKH 8-58 - Field No SF

Description

panther with inlaid eyes. Slate lion, carved in the round with flat planes. Limbs extended straight out to front and back. Shell inlaid in eye, one missing. Hole drilled into body lengthwise from rear.


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