Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Gutter terminating in a lion's head
Ashkelon
Crusader Period, 12th century
Marble
H: 24; W: 22; L: 110 cm
Israel Antiquities Authority
Accession number: IAA I-9298
 
 
Despite its stylistic design, this lion is impressive for its human expression.

Publications:
Rozenberg, S. (ed.), Knights of the Holy Land: The Crusader Kingdom of Jerusalem, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 1999

Exhibition:
Knights of the Holy Land: The Crusader Kingdom of Jerusalem, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Weisbord Pavilion, 15/07/1999 - 01/01/2000

Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir