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)
Rogers Fund, 1965
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).
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