Object: Free-standing lion
Period: Bronze Age: Akkadian to Old Babylonian Period
Dimensions: H: 8cm. L: 10.8cm.
Find Spot: Tell Uhaimir, (HMR 620: Tell Uhaimir: "House Ruins: room 12")
Description: hand-made; baked; buff fabric with traces of red paint over what may originally have been a plastered surface; only one leg survives; head slightly raised with jaws open as if roaring.
Reference: Moorey (2004) 119
Follow this link to the Akkadian to Old Babylonian Periods in Babylonia Chapter of the Catalogue Part 1