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Creator Nationality: European; Southern European; Greco-Roman
Creator Name-CRT: Greco-Roman
Title: Bronze waterspout in the form of a lion mask
View: Principal view
Creation Start Date: -10
Creation End Date: 100
Creation Date: ca. 100 B.C.?100 A.D.
Creation Place: From Cyprus
Object Type: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects
Materials and Techniques: bronze
Dimensions: Diam. 5 1/8 in. (13 cm)
Description: This bronze waterspout is one of a pair, each of which is attached to a bronze tube about nineteen centimeters in length and encased in lead. The waterspouts once adorned a monumental public fountain house (nymphaeum), probably in one of the more important Cypriot cities.
AMICA Contributor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Owner Location: New York, New York
ID Number: 74.51.5677
Credit Line: The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874-76
Copyright: Copyright ? 2002 The Metropolitan Museum of Art . All rights reserved.
Style or Period: Greco-Roman style
Style or Period: late Hellenistic or early Roman
AMICA ID: MMA_.74.51.5677
AMICA Library Year: 2002
Media Metadata Rights:
Copyright (c) 2002 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. All Rights Reserved
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