Foundation peg in the form of the forepart of a lion
Period: Early Bronze Age
Date: ca. 2200–2100 B.C.
Geography: Syria, probably from Tell Mozan (ancient Urkesh)
Medium: Copper alloy
Dimensions: H. 4 5/8 x W. 3 1/8 in. (11.7 x 7.9 cm)
Credit Line: Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1948