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Foundation peg in the form of the forepart of a lion

Period: Early Bronze Age
Date: ca. 2200–2100 B.C.
Geography: Syria, probably from Tell Mozan (ancient Urkesh)
Culture: Hurrian
Medium: Copper alloy
Dimensions: H. 4 5/8 x W. 3 1/8 in. (11.7 x 7.9 cm)
Classification: Metalwork-Sculpture-Inscribed
Credit Line: Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1948
Accession Number: 48.180

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