Pottery moulded head of a lion, Cyprus find, Graeco-Roman Egypt, 332 BC -4th c. AD

$285.00 AUD

Red pottery moulded lions head, with a particularly happy face including protruding tongue,

Egypt, Graeco-Roman period,

332 BC -4th century AD

7cm ,14cm on stand

fragmentary, surface is stable

Provenance: from an old Australian Collection, put together in Cyprus in the 1970’s, sold Melbourne 2022. Some have place names & dates of finding in Cyprus.
This would have been a trade-good brought to Cyprus from Egypt; CYprus was the cross-roads of the Mediterranean world’s trade networks.

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