Bronze, 9.5 x 17.5 x 5.1 cm (3 1/2 x 6 7/8 x 2 in.)
Museum Purchase Fund, Art Institute of Chicago #1920.252
Photo © Joan Ann Lansberry
(From info card)|
"This is one of the few statuettes that Breasted chose for the Art Institute, but it is, in his words, 'a magnificent piece' and 'the finest animal figure of its size' that he had seen in Egypt."
Not quite seven inches long, it has a sense of noble energy usually seen only in larger pieces.
(From info card at Oriental Institute Museum)