Object Image

Limestone votive relief with a lion killing a bull and two human figures

Above the flat band serving as a ground line is a wild animal standing on its hind legs, only one of which touches the ground. He grips the throat of a bovid, the body of which is slightly raised.

Credit: The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76...

2nd half of the 6th century B.C.
45.1 x 66.3 x 9.5 cm
Image and text © Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2019

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