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A WESTERN ASIATIC GRANITE HEAD OF A LION
A WESTERN ASIATIC GRANITE HEAD OF A LION

CIRCA 8TH-7TH CENTURY B.C.

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A WESTERN ASIATIC GRANITE HEAD OF A LION
circa 8th-7th century b.c.
The face well-modeled, with incised bifoliate ears high toward the back of the head, the brows curled back from the nose as far as the ears, the wide almond-shaped eyes with articulated lids, with high cheek bones and a long feline muzzle, the wide nose on top, with whiskers incised, the mane radiating into raised triangular rays
2 in. (7 cm.) high
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