Handle of a vase



Hilton Price Number
HP4065
Current Location
National Museums Liverpool: World Museum
Museum Accession Number
1973.5.14
Object Type
Receptacle/vessel, Vase
Period
Graeco-Roman Period
Material
Metals/alloys (Copper alloy)
Provenance
Egypt, Tell-el-Bakliah
Measurements
Height: 5½ inches
Number of Elements
1
Culture
Egyptian
Animal
Lion/lioness

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Description

Handle of a Vase, in the form of a flower, incurved, with the head of a lioness coming out of the centre. H. 5½ in. Bronze. Græco-Roman period. Tell el-Bakliah.

Bibliography

Price, Frederick George Hilton (1909) A catalogue of the Egyptian antiquities in the possession of F. G. Hilton Price, Dir.S.A. Vol. II. London: Bernard Quaritch. Anonymous (1911). Catalogue of the important and extensive collection of Egyptian antiquities, the property of the late F. G. Hilton-Price, Esq. [...] : which will be sold by auction by Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge [...] on Wednesday, 12th July, 1911, and two following days, and on Monday, the 17th of July, and four following days. London: Davy.