Dying Lioness - Item #4
Patina Options and Material Information
Each and every piece is custom finished. A slight variation in color from order to order is to be expected.
Most reproductions are hand-cast in Gypsum reinforced with polymer, glass fiber, burlap and/or metal rods for extra strength.
Here are examples of the patina options:
20 Inches High x 33 Inches Wide x 3 Inches Deep
Part of the reliefs depicting Ashurbanipal hunting lions, this relief details a wounded lioness paralyzed by the spears that pierce her spine dragging her hindquarters. The blood streaming from her wounds are a recurring detail seen in Assyrian art and reveal the savage nature of the hunters.
Museum: British Museum, London
Origin: Palace of Ashurbanipal, Nineveh
Time Period: Assyrian, c. 650 B.C.E.
1911 Catalog ID # - 1