Bronze water spout in the form of a lion mask (one of a pair)

Bronze | 13 x 16.5cm | Ca. 100 B.C.–A.D. 100

Unknown Artist

Impressive water spouts such as this must have adorned a monumental public fountain-house (nymphaeum), probably in one of the more important Cypriot cities.

Credit: The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Object: 74.51.5678

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