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Fragment of a Lion Sarcophagus

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Artist Unknown (Roman)

Date

c. 250-275

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G241
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Fragment of a Lion Sarcophagus: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Sculpture | Marble
Size: 15 1/2 x 18 x 12 in. (39.37 x 45.72 x 30.48 cm)19 1/2 x 18 x 12 in. (49.53 x 45.72 x 30.48 cm) (ovarall, with base)
Creation Place: Roman
Culture: Roman, Roman
Style: 3rd century
Physical Description: bottom of lion's face lost; square, surrounding backing; deeply carved mane; bushy eyebrows; attached to black metal stand
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of the Miller Family Collection: Leslie and Frank Altman
Accession Number: 2004.209
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Added to Site: March 1, 2009