Faience Amulet of a Lion

Culture: Egyptian
Period: Late Period, 664-332 B.C.
Material: Faience
Dimensions: 6.6 cm long
Price: 2 200 Euro
Ref: 6.6 cm long
Provenance: French private collection Pierre, Claude & Jeanine Verité, acquired between 1930 and 1980.
Condition: Intact
Description: Very fine faience amulet of a lying lion. The animal has the left front paw stretched out and the right one lies over it. The tail curls in a circle around the left hip. The head with large, vigilant eyes, closed mouth and ears raised sideways. Right behind the head an eyelet for suspension.