The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 176
The lion-head is finely modeled in two halves, left and right, with a flat gold sheet closing off the neck aperture.
Williams, Dyfri and Jack Ogden. 1994. Greek Gold: Jewelry of the Classical World. no. 187, p. 249, New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc.
Karageorghis, Vassos, Joan Mertens, and Marice E. Rose. 2000. Ancient Art from Cyprus: The Cesnola Collection in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. no. 392, p. 240, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.