Delos Lion Sculpture

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Mark Cartwright
by SquinchPix.com
published on 18 October 2012
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A lion sculpture in marble from the island of Delos in the Greek Cyclades, 7th century BCE (this is a replica as the originals are now in the museum of Delos). Orignally nine or even as many as 16 lions lined an avenue in the sanctuary complex dedicated to Apollo.

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