Hegira 406–547 / AD 1015–1152, Hammadid
Sculpted ochre stone
National Museum of Setif
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Fountain spout in the shape of a lying lion noteworthy for the clumsiness of its execution: disproportionate head, protruding eyes, thick eyebrows, mouth open around excessively long teeth and thin paws. The mane resembles a pinecone and the tail is flattened against its right-hand side.