- Art Funded
- Art Fund grant
- £1,000 (Total: £1,000)
- 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.