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Head of a roaring lion

Period: Neo-Assyrian
Date: ca. 9th–8th century B.C.
Geography: Mesopotamia, Nimrud (ancient Kalhu)
Culture: Assyrian
Medium: Ivory
Dimensions: H. 3 3/4 x W. 3 x D. 2 3/4in. (9.5 x 7.6 x 6.9cm)
Classification: Ivory/Bone-Sculpture
Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1962
Accession Number: 62.269.1

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