- Art Funded
- Professor M E L Mallowan
Openwork plaque depicting seated lion crowned by Egyptian sun-disc and wearing Egyptian collar and wig (usually restricted to Pharaoh).
One paw raised and placed on branch of 'sacred tree'. Mixture of Egyptian/Syrian motifs - typical of Phoenicia.
Excavated by the British School of Archeology in Iraq.
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