26 - 27 October 2004
A ROMAN BRONZE FIGURE OF A SPOTTED FEMALE LEOPARD
1ST-2ND CENTURY A.D.
The seated feline with right foreleg raised and head turned to the right, tail curled around hind leg, decorated overall with silver, black niello(?), and a single gold spotted inlay
2¼ in. (5.8 cm.) high
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Ruben and Edith Hecht Museum, University of Haifa, Israel, November 1999, no. 69.
Exhibition catalogue, Depictions of Animals from the Leo Mildenberg Collection, University of Haifa, Israel, cat. 16, 1999, no. 69; and Animals, 2004, VI, no. 71.
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