Oil container with the heads of a lion and a woman, about 550 B.C. The detailed carvings of a woman’s face and a snarling lion form the body of this aryballos, or oil vessel. Though it is made of faience (an early synthetic material) from ancient Egypt, it has a Greek form. This combination of Greek and Egyptian elements demonstrates the cross-cultural connections of the eastern Mediterranean in this period.
ONG Conservação Internacional: Lipstick, Jaguar
The Gilded Lion
Dazzling: An alligator pendant. Powerful creatures were revered and often crafted from gold
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A Sinu Gold Dragon / Jaguar, Double Spiral Tail. From ancient Colombia, ca. 800-1500 A.D.