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Ancient Art

Lion’s head handle

2nd–3rd century A.D.

Bronze

D. head and disc : 4 11/16 in. (11.9 cm)
D. ring: 3 3/4 in. (9.5 cm)
total: 6 7/8 in. (17.4 cm)
Collection of Mary C. and James W. Fosburgh, B.A. 1933, M.A. 1935
1979.14.75
Culture: 
Roman
Period: 
Roman, 2nd–3rd century A.D.
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Collection of Mary C.and James W. Fosburgh; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., acquired from the above, 1979.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 1979,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin 38, no. 1 (Fall 1980): 63.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.