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EGYPTIAN WOOD ROARING LION EGYPTIAN WOOD ROARING LION
EGYPTIAN WOOD ROARING LION

Forepart, naturalistically carved, musculature and details in the Persian style. Fine style and very rare.

This sculpture is without parallel in wood.

XXVIIth Dynasty, 525-404 BC

H. 4 1/4 in. (10.8 cm.)

Ex K. Hartmann collection, Geneva, acquired 1930s - Cahn, Basel, June 2000; E. B. collection, Orion, Michigan, acquired from Royal-Athena in December 2000.

Published: J. Eisenberg, Art of the Ancient World, vol. XII (20010, no. 360.

On loan to Ball State Univ. Art Gallery; George Mason Univ.; Fitchburg Art Museum - 2000-2016.

BE1714C
$5,200


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