WHITE FAIENCE LION

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WHITE FAIENCE LION
Couchant, its forelegs stretched out on rectangular base, staring in the distance, tail curled around the right haunch, suspension loop on its spine, underside base not decorated

Ex priv. coll. G.M.R.H., England.
L. 6,2 cm. Intact. Rare for its white colour.

Late-Ptolemaic Period, c. 6th-3rd cent. BC

Cf. C. Andrews, Amulets of Ancient Egypt, London 1994, p. 64-5

 4.500

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