Bronze handle of a bowl or basin
- 5th century B.C. or later
- length 6 1/8 in. (15.6 cm)
- Credit Line:
- Purchase, Sarah Campbell Blaffer Foundation Gift, 1998
- Accession Number:
The curved handle consists of two recumbent lions. A flower marks the junction of the two animals. Below the head and forepaws of each lion is a U-shaped element that helps to secure the handle to the bowl of the footbath; this element terminates in a snake's tail.