Bronze spout in the form of a lion's head
- 4th century B.C.
- Overall: 2 3/8 x 2 1/16in. (6.1 x 5.2cm)
- Credit Line:
- Rogers Fund, 1965
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On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 158
Lion's head spouts were popular among the Greeks. They were used on the roofs of temples and public buildings as well as for vessel attachments. This spout was attached to a situla (pail).