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Bronze weight in the form of a lion

-858/-824

British Museum

British Museum
London, United Kingdom

Copper alloy lion weight; handle lost; inscription. Found buried beneath a giant stone bull.

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  • Title: Bronze weight in the form of a lion
  • Date Created: -858/-824
  • Physical Dimensions: Length: 15.24cm; Weight: 2864.62g
  • External Link: British Museum collection online
  • Subject: mammal
  • Registration number: 1848,1104.68
  • Place: Excavated/Findspot North West Palace
  • Period/culture: Neo-Assyrian
  • Material: copper alloy
  • Copyright: Photo: © Trustees of the British Museum
  • Authority: Ruler Shalmaneser III
  • Acquisition: Excavated by Layard, Austen Henry

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