Marble statue of a lion


On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 156

Marble statues of lions were sometimes used as tomb monuments or as guardians at both ends of a large tomb facade. Like many classical Greek works of art, this statue was taken to Rome during the imperial period.

#1045. Marble statue of a lion



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Marble statue of a lion, Marble, Parian 2, Greek

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