Assyrian Lion Weight Replica

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A replica of an Assyrian bronze lion-shaped weight from the collection of the British Museum. <br /> <br /> This replica has been made from a mould of the original, which originates from northern Iraq, 9th-8th century BC. The original lion weight would have been used in conjunction with scales for weighing and measuring. <br /> <br /> The replica measures 12cm long and is exclusive to the British Museum. <br> <br> <a href="http://bit.ly/1yCayFL" target="_blank" title="View the original and read more here" class="linkarrow">View the original and read more here<span class="arrow"></span> </a>

Exclusive to the British Museum, a replica of an Assyrian lion-shaped weight.

Crafted from resin, this replica has been cast from a mould of the extraordinary 9th-8th century BC original which was found in northern Iraq.

Featuring amazing detailing around the mane and claws, the original snarling lion would have been used as a weight on scales, and examples of Assyrian lion weights such as this have been found in various weights.

An extraordinary gift inspired by the Assyrian galleries.

  • Product Code: CMCR47910
  • Product Weight: 0.48Kg
  • T.P: 16.28
  • Dimensions: H8 x W5 x L12.5cm
  • Material: Resin
  • Postage Weight: 0.50 Kg

A replica of an Assyrian bronze lion-shaped weight from the collection of the British Museum. <br /> <br /> This replica has been made from a mould of the original, which originates from northern Iraq, 9th-8th century BC. The original lion weight would have been used in conjunction with scales for weighing and measuring. <br /> <br /> The replica measures 12cm long and is exclusive to the British Museum. <br> <br> <a href="http://bit.ly/1yCayFL" target="_blank" title="View the original and read more here" class="linkarrow">View the original and read more here<span class="arrow"></span> </a>

Exclusive to the British Museum, a replica of an Assyrian lion-shaped weight.

Crafted from resin, this replica has been cast from a mould of the extraordinary 9th-8th century BC original which was found in northern Iraq.

Featuring amazing detailing around the mane and claws, the original snarling lion would have been used as a weight on scales, and examples of Assyrian lion weights such as this have been found in various weights.

An extraordinary gift inspired by the Assyrian galleries.

  • Product Code: CMCR47910
  • Product Weight: 0.48Kg
  • T.P: 16.28
  • Dimensions: H8 x W5 x L12.5cm
  • Material: Resin
  • Postage Weight: 0.50 Kg
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