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  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Basalt relief sculpture; rampant lion facing left with front paw raised; also small figure of man shooting lion with bow; inscription between lion's front paws.

  • Date

    • 10thC BC
  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 61 centimetres
    • Width: 44 centimetres
    • Thickness: 5.5 inches
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

  • Curator's comments

    See also 1920,1211.340-1920,1211.353

  • Bibliography

    • Oppenheim 1955a pl. 38 (A 3,52) bibliographic details
  • Location

    On display: G57/od

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Department

    Middle East

  • BM/Big number


  • Registration number


  • Additional IDs

    • 73 (Stone.No)
COMPASS Title: Stone relief of a lion-hunt from the palace of King Kapara


COMPASS Title: Stone relief of a lion-hunt from the palace of King Kapara

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