Recumbent Lion

Period: Old Kingdom
Dynasty: early dynasty 4–5
Date: ca. 2575–2450 B.C.
Geography: From Egypt, Fayum Entrance Area, Herakleopolis (Ihnasya el-Medina, Ehnasya)
Medium: Granite
Dimensions: L. 201 cm (79 1/8 in); w. 73 cm (28 3/4 in); h. 87 cm (34 1/4 in)
Credit Line: Purchase, Anonymous Gift, in honor of Annette de la Renta; Annette de la Renta Gift; and Anne and John V. Hansen Egyptian Purchase Fund, 2000
Accession Number: 2000.485

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