|Lions may have been here in ancient times, but now only live in the Safari park.|
|Ivory ornament with lions from Meggido, Egyptian era.|
|Lion face on a cup, Israel, 11th C. BCE.|
|Carved ivory lions, used as a chair ornament.|
Carving influenced by Egyptian and Phoenician art.
|Amulet from Caananite-Egyptian era.|
|Scepter from Judean Desert cave near En Gedi, 5500-6500 years ago.|
|Another view of the scepter with four ibexes and a ram.|
|Copper mace head decorated with inbexes, from same Judean Desert cave.|
|Cheese grater in the form of a goat.|
|Bull-shaped libation vessels from Cyprus found at Tel Gezer. 14th-13th C. BCE.|
|Decoration from a deep bowl from Cyprus found at Lachish. 16th-18th C. BCE.|
Other Animal Art from Egypt-Caananite Era
|Amulets, 1400-1200 BCE.|
Later, as I wrap up my description of my soon-to-be-ended trip to Israel, I'll post some photos of birds in life and in art.