Egyptian faience lion figureE143
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.
Egypt, Late Dynastic Period, 730-332 BC
2.3 x 3.7 cms
Front of base lost, general surface wear and minor chipping
Ex. private collection, Ireland; acquired early 20th Century