26 - 27 October 2004
A ROMAN BRONZE ATTACHMENT IN THE FORM OF A LEAPING LEOPARD
3RD CENTURY A.D.
The leopard with body extended and forelegs outstretched, with tail falling between the hind legs; and a Roman iron figure of a snake, coiling upwards, with open jaws, 1st Century B.C./A.D.
7 in. (18 cm.) long and 5½ in. (14 cm.) high respectively (2)
Item one: Teddy Kollek collection (Mayor of Jerusalem 1965-1993).
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Animals, 2004, VI, no. 79 (item one); Animals, 1986, II, no. 95; and Noah's Ark, 1997, no. 17 (item two).
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