Egyptian Gold Amulet of a Lion


Egyptian Gold Amulet of a Lion

An ancient Egyptian gold amulet in the form of a recumbent male lion, solid cast in high karat gold with fine incised detail on the mane and muzzle

New Kingdom to Late Dynastic Period
Ca. 1550-343 BC.
Length: 5/8 in. (16 mm); weight: 8.47 gm.

Formerly in an Austrian private collection; sold at Dorotheum auction house, Vienna 2002; subsequently in a New York private collection.

Inv#: 6804


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