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Bronze statuette of a recumbent lion

Period:
Classical
Date:
late 5th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H. 15/16 in. (2.4 cm)
Classification:
Bronzes
Credit Line:
Bequest of Walter C. Baker, 1971
Accession Number:
1972.118.85
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
The lion curves to his left side. Possibly an attachment from the rim of an oinochoe.
von Bothmer, Dietrich and René d'Harnoncourt. 1950. Greek, Etruscan, and Roman Antiquities: An Exhibition from the Collection of Walter Cummings Baker, Esq. no. 37, p. 9, New York: Walter Cummings Baker.

von Bothmer, Dietrich. 1961. Ancient Art from New York Private Collections: Catalogue of an Exhibition Held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, December, 17, 1959-February 28, 1960. no. 137, pp. 35-36, pl. 44, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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