Persian Lion weight statue replica - Achaemenid period sculpture - Persian art

$133.31

Persian lion weight

Achaemenid period - 550 - 330 B.C.E

Dimensions :-

Height - 12 cm / 4-3/4 inches

Length - 19 cm / 7-1/2 inches

Width 8.7 cm / 3-12 inches

On offer here is a fine replica example of one of the many Persian lion weight statues that were used in antiquity to measure quantities of grain, gold and other commodities. The form of the lion was a potent symbol of power that was used extensively in the arts of the Mesopotamian civilisations.

Made of a limestone and quartzite composition stone this statue has a slate grey / black patina and has been given a light polish.

Shipping from Australia

Processing time

1-3 business days

Estimated shipping times

  • North America : 1 - 3 weeks
  • Europe : 1 - 3 weeks
  • Australia, New Zealand and Oceania : 1 - 2 weeks
  • Asia Pacific : 1 - 3 weeks
  • Latin America and the Caribbean : 1 - 3 weeks
  • North Africa and the Middle East : 1 - 3 weeks
  • Sub-Saharan Africa : 1 - 3 weeks

I'll do my best to meet these shipping estimates, but can't guarantee them. Actual delivery time will depend on the shipping method you choose.

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