13 June 2000
A CASPIAN SILVER LION ATTACHMENT
circa 9th-8th century b.c.
Depicting a lion walking to the left, its head frontal, the triangular ridged brow with incised hatching, round ears above, with wide almond-shaped eyes, the mane a mass of chevroned bands, the tassel of the tail and the legs hammered flat and incised, with two pendant loops on the reverse
31/8 in. (7.9 cm) long
Dr. Elie Borowski
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