Syrian Lion Statue

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by Verity Cridland
published on 26 April 2012

A colossal basalt lion lion statue found at the Ain Dara Temple near Aleppo, Syria. This statues dates c. 10th to 8th century BCE, and it was discovered in 1955.

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