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Egyptian faience lion figure

E143

£160.00

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A green glazed faience amulet in the form of a recumbent lion. The open mouth of the lion as well as the lack of a suspension loop or piercing are unusual features.

Culture
Egypt, Late Dynastic Period, 730-332 BC

Size
2.3 x 3.7 cms

Condition
Front of base lost, general surface wear and minor chipping

Provenance
Ex. private collection, Ireland; acquired early 20th Century

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