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Ancient Art

Fragment from Lion relief from the Processional Way

605–562 B.C.

Glazed brick

101.8 × 207.5 cm (40 1/16 × 81 11/16 in.)
Yale University Art Gallery
1930.372a
Geography: 
Excavated in Babylon, Euphrates, Iraq
Culture: 
Near Eastern
Period: 
Neo-Babylonian, 7th century B.C.
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Babylon, processional way; excavated by Robert Koldewey; purchased by the University from the Pergamon Museum.

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