Near Eastern Phoenician Gold Lion Pendant
6th-5th century BC. A small pendant, hollow, fashioned as the stylised face of a lion, square in shape, with facial features, whisker, eyebrows and paws detailed in repousse work; to the upper edge, a large attached loop with striated detailing. UK art market, acquired prior to 1985. 0.19 grams, 13 mm (40940").