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Ivory plaque of a lioness devouring a boy; Ivory plaque (possibly decoration on a stool). Detail: Scene of lioness attacking a figure, reed background; Creation date: 8th to 7th century

Work Title
Ivory plaque of a lioness devouring a boy
View Title
Ivory plaque (possibly decoration on a stool). Detail: Scene of lioness attacking a figure, reed background
Creator/Culture
Iraqi
Site/Repository
Repository: British Museum (London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom)
Period/Date
Creation date: 8th to 7th century
Media/Technique
ivory, carving
Legacy Media/Technique
Ivory inlaid with lapis lazuli, carnelian, partly gilded and plated with gold
Dimensions
H. 10.5 cm.
Subjects
Ivories
Plaques (Flat objects)
Lions
Work Record ID
223064
Image Record ID
971750
Digital filename
06d100633
Classification Filing Number
716A;8.;*.r
HART Image Order Number
210019
Date Added/Updated
2012-11-25 05:12:26

Pisa Baptistery Pulpit; Medieval; Creation date: ca. 1260

Work Title
Pisa Baptistery Pulpit
Creator/Culture
sculptor: Nicola Pisano (Italian, 1258-1278)
Site/Repository
Repository: Baptistery (Pisa, Pisa, Tuscany, Italy)
Period/Date
Medieval
Creation date: ca. 1260
Media/Technique
marble, carving
Subjects
Pulpits
Sculptures (visual works)
Pisa (inhabited place)
Columns (Architectural elements)
Lions
Crucifixion
Eagles
Medieval
Pisano, Nicola (Italian sculptor, 1220/25-1278/87)
Work Record ID
151333
Image Record ID
982579
Digital filename
06d112650
Classification Filing Number
272;P675-N;7P 1d;*.na-digitalonly
HART Image Order Number
210468
Date Added/Updated
2012-11-25 07:12:57

Siena Cathedral Pulpit; Medieval; Creation date: 1265-1268

Work Title
Siena Cathedral Pulpit
Creator/Culture
sculptor: Nicola Pisano (Italian, 1258-1278)
Site/Repository
Repository: Duomo di Siena (Siena, Siena, Tuscany, Italy)
Period/Date
Medieval
Creation date: 1265-1268
Media/Technique
marble, carving
Subjects
Sculptures (visual works)
Pulpits
Siena (City-state)
Columns (Architectural elements)
Lions
Crucifixion
Eagles
Medieval
Pisano, Nicola (Italian sculptor, 1220/25-1278/87)
Work Record ID
151334
Image Record ID
982578
Digital filename
06d112642
Classification Filing Number
272;P675-N;7S 1cb;*.na-digitalonly
HART Image Order Number
210468
Date Added/Updated
2012-11-25 07:12:57

Lion Gate; Distant view from northwest; Mycenaean; Creation date: ca.1300-1250 BCE

Work Title
Lion Gate
View Title
Distant view from northwest
Creator/Culture
Mycenaean
Site/Repository
Creation location: Mycenae (Argolis, Peloponnese , Greece)
Period/Date
Mycenaean
Creation date: ca.1300-1250 BCE
Dimensions
height: 2.9 m (114.17 inches)
Subjects
Greece
Mycenae
Gates
City gates
Lions
Work Record ID
127002
Image Record ID
978463
Digital filename
07d100255
Classification Filing Number
131;M995;1GL BC;*.na
HART Image Order Number
220015
Date Added/Updated
2012-11-25 06:55:21

Lion Gate; View from N.W.; Mycenaean; Creation date: ca.1300-1250 BCE

Work Title
Lion Gate
View Title
View from N.W.
Creator/Culture
Mycenaean
Site/Repository
Creation location: Mycenae (Argolis, Peloponnese , Greece)
Period/Date
Mycenaean
Creation date: ca.1300-1250 BCE
Dimensions
height: 2.9 m (114.17 inches)
Subjects
Greece
Mycenae
Gates
City gates
Lions
Work Record ID
127002
Image Record ID
978465
Digital filename
05d112382
Classification Filing Number
131;M995;1GL 1;*.a&d.na
Date Added/Updated
2012-11-25 05:02:32

Lion Gate; Gate post, near view; Mycenaean; Creation date: ca.1300-1250 BCE

Work Title
Lion Gate
View Title
Gate post, near view
Creator/Culture
Mycenaean
Site/Repository
Creation location: Mycenae (Argolis, Peloponnese , Greece)
Period/Date
Mycenaean
Creation date: ca.1300-1250 BCE
Dimensions
height: 2.9 m (114.17 inches)
Subjects
Greece
Mycenae
Gates
City gates
Lions
Work Record ID
127002
Image Record ID
978478
Classification Filing Number
131;M995;1GL 9b

Lion Gate; View toward northwest from gate; Mycenaean; Creation date: ca.1300-1250 BCE

Work Title
Lion Gate
View Title
View toward northwest from gate
Creator/Culture
Mycenaean
Site/Repository
Creation location: Mycenae (Argolis, Peloponnese , Greece)
Period/Date
Mycenaean
Creation date: ca.1300-1250 BCE
Dimensions
height: 2.9 m (114.17 inches)
Subjects
Greece
Mycenae
Gates
City gates
Lions
Work Record ID
127002
Image Record ID
978477
Classification Filing Number
131;M995;1GL 7

Lion Gate; View from NW; Mycenaean; Creation date: ca.1300-1250 BCE

Work Title
Lion Gate
View Title
View from NW
Creator/Culture
Mycenaean
Site/Repository
Creation location: Mycenae (Argolis, Peloponnese , Greece)
Period/Date
Mycenaean
Creation date: ca.1300-1250 BCE
Dimensions
height: 2.9 m (114.17 inches)
Subjects
Greece
Mycenae
Gates
City gates
Lions
Work Record ID
127002
Image Record ID
978466
Classification Filing Number
131;M995;1GL 1d

Lion Gate; View from south; Mycenaean; Creation date: ca.1300-1250 BCE

Work Title
Lion Gate
View Title
View from south
Creator/Culture
Mycenaean
Site/Repository
Creation location: Mycenae (Argolis, Peloponnese , Greece)
Period/Date
Mycenaean
Creation date: ca.1300-1250 BCE
Dimensions
height: 2.9 m (114.17 inches)
Subjects
Greece
Mycenae
Gates
City gates
Lions
Work Record ID
127002
Image Record ID
978475
Classification Filing Number
131;M995;1GS 6

Lion Gate; Near view from southeast; Mycenaean; Creation date: ca.1300-1250 BCE

Work Title
Lion Gate
View Title
Near view from southeast
Creator/Culture
Mycenaean
Site/Repository
Creation location: Mycenae (Argolis, Peloponnese , Greece)
Period/Date
Mycenaean
Creation date: ca.1300-1250 BCE
Dimensions
height: 2.9 m (114.17 inches)
Subjects
Greece
Mycenae
Gates
City gates
Lions
Work Record ID
127002
Image Record ID
978474
Classification Filing Number
131;M995;1GL 5b

Lion Gate; View from the southeast; Mycenaean; Creation date: ca.1300-1250 BCE

Work Title
Lion Gate
View Title
View from the southeast
Creator/Culture
Mycenaean
Site/Repository
Creation location: Mycenae (Argolis, Peloponnese , Greece)
Period/Date
Mycenaean
Creation date: ca.1300-1250 BCE
Dimensions
height: 2.9 m (114.17 inches)
Subjects
Greece
Mycenae
Gates
City gates
Lions
Work Record ID
127002
Image Record ID
978472
Classification Filing Number
131;M995;1GL 5a

Lion Gate; Lion sculpture, near view; Mycenaean; Creation date: ca.1300-1250 BCE

Work Title
Lion Gate
View Title
Lion sculpture, near view
Creator/Culture
Mycenaean
Site/Repository
Creation location: Mycenae (Argolis, Peloponnese , Greece)
Period/Date
Mycenaean
Creation date: ca.1300-1250 BCE
Dimensions
height: 2.9 m (114.17 inches)
Subjects
Greece
Mycenae
Gates
City gates
Lions
Work Record ID
127002
Image Record ID
978471
Classification Filing Number
131;M995;1GL 3b

Lion Gate; Near view, lion sculpture; Mycenaean; Creation date: ca.1300-1250 BCE

Work Title
Lion Gate
View Title
Near view, lion sculpture
Creator/Culture
Mycenaean
Site/Repository
Creation location: Mycenae (Argolis, Peloponnese , Greece)
Period/Date
Mycenaean
Creation date: ca.1300-1250 BCE
Dimensions
height: 2.9 m (114.17 inches)
Subjects
Greece
Mycenae
Gates
City gates
Lions
Work Record ID
127002
Image Record ID
978470
Digital filename
05d107535
Classification Filing Number
131;M995;1GL 3;*.na
Date Added/Updated
2012-11-25 04:52:23

Lion Gate; Near view; Mycenaean; Creation date: ca.1300-1250 BCE

Work Title
Lion Gate
View Title
Near view
Creator/Culture
Mycenaean
Site/Repository
Creation location: Mycenae (Argolis, Peloponnese , Greece)
Period/Date
Mycenaean
Creation date: ca.1300-1250 BCE
Dimensions
height: 2.9 m (114.17 inches)
Subjects
Greece
Mycenae
Gates
City gates
Lions
Work Record ID
127002
Image Record ID
978468
Classification Filing Number
131;M995;1GL 2b

Dharmapala Vajrabhairava; Detail: Lion in central lower portion; creation date: 18th century

Work Title
Dharmapala Vajrabhairava
View Title
Detail: Lion in central lower portion
Creator/Culture
Tibetan
Site/Repository
Repository: Asian Art Museum of San Francisco (San Francisco, California, USA)
Period/Date
creation date: 18th century
Media/Technique
gouache on cotton
Dimensions
84.77 x 55.25 cm (33.375 x 21.75 inches)
Subjects
Lions
Buddhist gods
Buddhism
Dharmapala
Work Record ID
168120
Image Record ID
977599
Digital filename
05d104851
Classification Filing Number
353.01;18;22VBS 5;*.na
Date Added/Updated
2012-11-25 05:00:59

Lion Capital; 3/4 view of proper left; Maurya; Creation date: ca. 330-185 BCE

Work Title
Lion Capital
View Title
3/4 view of proper left
Creator/Culture
Culture: Indian (South Asian)
Site/Repository
Discovery location: from an Ashokan pillar at Sarnath (Uttar Pradesh, India); Repository: Archaeological Museum (Sarnath, Uttar Pradesh, India)
Period/Date
Maurya
Creation date: ca. 330-185 BCE
Media/Technique
polished sandstone
Dimensions
height: 2.13 m (83.86 inches)
Subjects
India
Sculptures (visual works)
Architectural elements
Capitals
Lions
Work Record ID
149752
Image Record ID
959658
Digital filename
FC103078
Classification Filing Number
254;5.;89LCS 3f;*.na
Date Added/Updated
2012-11-25 04:32:57

Impression; Lion & goat; Creation date: 2900 BCE

Work Title
Impression; Lion & goat
Creator/Culture
Iranian
Site/Repository
Discovery location: Tehran Museum Susa (Khuzestan, Iran)
Period/Date
Creation date: 2900 BCE
Media/Technique
impressing
Dimensions
height: .040 m
Subjects
Lions
Goats
Work Record ID
213241
Image Record ID
962076
Classification Filing Number
415H;C.2;75LG

Impression; Lion attacking bull & calf; Creation date: 3000-2900 BCE

Work Title
Impression; Lion attacking bull & calf
Creator/Culture
Iranian
Site/Repository
Discovery location: Susa (Khuzestan, Iran); Repository: Musée du Louvre (Paris, France)
Period/Date
Creation date: 3000-2900 BCE
Media/Technique
impressing
Dimensions
D. 0.015 m.
Subjects
Lions
Bulls
Fighting animals
Work Record ID
213235
Image Record ID
962073
Digital filename
mr481056
Classification Filing Number
415H;C.2;56LBA;*.r

Impression; Lion and boar combat; Creation date: 3000-2900 BCE

Work Title
Impression; Lion and boar combat
Creator/Culture
Iranian
Site/Repository
Discovery location: Susa (Khuzestan, Iran); Repository: Musée du Louvre (Paris, France)
Period/Date
Creation date: 3000-2900 BCE
Media/Technique
impressing
Dimensions
diameter: .031 m
Subjects
Lions
Boars
Fighting animals
Work Record ID
213234
Image Record ID
962071
Classification Filing Number
415H;C.2;56C

Impressions; Lions bearing mountain-symbols, and statue of lion-demon; Creation date: 3200-2800 BCE

Work Title
Impressions; Lions bearing mountain-symbols, and statue of lion-demon
Creator/Culture
Iranian
Site/Repository
Discovery location: Susa (Khuzestan, Iran); Repository: Musée du Louvre (Paris, France)
Period/Date
Creation date: 3200-2800 BCE
Media/Technique
impressing
Legacy Media/Technique
Clay
Dimensions
H. 5.7 cm.
Subjects
Lions
Symbols
Mountains
Devils and demons
Statues
Work Record ID
213232
Image Record ID
962069
Digital filename
04d100826
Classification Filing Number
415H;C.2;54E 1;*.r
Date Added/Updated
2012-11-25 04:16:01

Cameo with Hercules strangling the Nemean Lion; creation date: 13th century

Work Title
Cameo with Hercules strangling the Nemean Lion
Creator/Culture
Italian
Site/Repository
Repository: Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collections (Washington, District of Columbia, USA)
Period/Date
creation date: 13th century
Media/Technique
gems, sardonyx, lapidary
Subjects
Gems
Cameos
Hercules (Roman mythology)
Lions
Work Record ID
553370
Image Record ID
962017
Classification Filing Number
472G;13;8C

Winged hero controls upturned lions; Detail: hero with bow & quiver controls fish; Creation date: 7th-6th century BCE

Work Title
Winged hero controls upturned lions
View Title
Detail: hero with bow & quiver controls fish
Creator/Culture
Iranian
Site/Repository
Discovery location: Susa (Khuzestan, Iran); Repository: Koninklijk Museum voor Schone Kunsten (Belgium) (Antwerp, Belgium)
Period/Date
Creation date: 7th-6th century BCE
Media/Technique
impressing
Subjects
Heroes
Lions
Fish
Bow and arrow
Quivers
Work Record ID
213275
Image Record ID
962372
Classification Filing Number
415H;H.3;23LF

Winged lion passant; Creation date: 7th-6th century BCE

Work Title
Winged lion passant
Creator/Culture
Iranian
Site/Repository
Paris, Musee du Louvre
Period/Date
Creation date: 7th-6th century BCE
Media/Technique
clay, impressing
Legacy Media/Technique
Clay
Dimensions
L. 1.7 cm.
Subjects
Susa (Extinct city)
Wings of an animal
Lions
Work Record ID
213290
Image Record ID
962385
Classification Filing Number
415H;H.3;75LW

Impression; Heroes combat lions; TS8

Work Title
Impression; Heroes combat lions
View Title
TS8
Creator/Culture
Iranian
Site/Repository
Discovery location: Persepolis (Fārs, Iran); Repository: Unknown Repository (Unknown Site)
Media/Technique
clay, impressing
Legacy Media/Technique
Clay
Subjects
Clay
Seals (Identifying artifacts)
Heroes
Battles
Lions
Work Record ID
213318
Image Record ID
962420
Classification Filing Number
415H;K;23LC

Impression; hero controlling winged lions; TS2

Work Title
Impression; hero controlling winged lions
View Title
TS2
Creator/Culture
Iranian
Site/Repository
Discovery location: Persepolis (Fārs, Iran); Repository: Unknown Repository (Unknown Site)
Media/Technique
clay, impressing
Legacy Media/Technique
Clay
Subjects
Clay
Heroes
Lions
Wings of an animal
Seals (Identifying artifacts)
Work Record ID
213317
Image Record ID
962419
Classification Filing Number
415H;K;23LB

Impression; hero controls human-headed lions; TS4

Work Title
Impression; hero controls human-headed lions
View Title
TS4
Creator/Culture
Iranian
Site/Repository
Discovery location: Persepolis (Fārs, Iran); Repository: Unknown Repository (Unknown Site)
Media/Technique
clay, impressing
Legacy Media/Technique
Clay
Subjects
Clay
Seals (Identifying artifacts)
Heroes
Lions
Work Record ID
213320
Image Record ID
962422
Classification Filing Number
415H;K;23LHB

Impression; Heroes combat lion; FT691 S859; Creation date: 508-494 BCE

Work Title
Impression; Heroes combat lion
View Title
FT691 S859
Creator/Culture
Iranian
Site/Repository
Discovery location: Persepolis (Fārs, Iran); Repository: Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago (Chicago, Illinois, USA)
Period/Date
Creation date: 508-494 BCE
Media/Technique
clay, impressing
Legacy Media/Technique
Clay
Subjects
Clay
Heroes
Battles
Lions
Seals (Identifying artifacts)
Work Record ID
213319
Image Record ID
962421
Classification Filing Number
415H;K;23LD

Impression; Human-headed lions controlled by hero; TS5; Darius' reign

Work Title
Impression; Human-headed lions controlled by hero
View Title
TS5
Creator/Culture
Iranian
Site/Repository
Discovery location: Persepolis (Fārs, Iran)
Period/Date
Darius' reign
Media/Technique
clay, impressing
Legacy Media/Technique
Clay
Subjects
Lions
Heroes
Clay
Seals (Identifying artifacts)
Work Record ID
213321
Image Record ID
962423
Classification Filing Number
415H;K;23LHC

Impression; Hero controls human-headed lions; FT864 S113; Creation date: 508-494 BCE

Work Title
Impression; Hero controls human-headed lions
View Title
FT864 S113
Creator/Culture
Iranian
Site/Repository
Discovery location: Persepolis (Fārs, Iran); Repository: Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago (Chicago, Illinois, USA)
Period/Date
Creation date: 508-494 BCE
Media/Technique
clay, impressing
Legacy Media/Technique
Clay
Subjects
Clay
Heroes
Lions
Seals (Identifying artifacts)
Work Record ID
213322
Image Record ID
962424
Classification Filing Number
415H;K;23LHD

Impression; Hero controls upturned lions; TS7; creation date: Xerxes' Reign

Work Title
Impression; Hero controls upturned lions
View Title
TS7
Creator/Culture
Iranian
Site/Repository
Discovery location: Persepolis (Fārs, Iran); Repository: Unknown Repository (Unknown Site)
Period/Date
creation date: Xerxes' Reign
Media/Technique
clay, impressing
Legacy Media/Technique
Clay
Subjects
Clay
Seals (Identifying artifacts)
Heroes
Lions
Work Record ID
213327
Image Record ID
962431
Classification Filing Number
415H;K;23LWB

Impression; Hero controls upturned lions; TS3, end view; creation date: Darius' Reign

Work Title
Impression; Hero controls upturned lions
View Title
TS3, end view
Creator/Culture
Iranian
Site/Repository
Discovery location: Persepolis (Fārs, Iran); Repository: Unknown Repository (Unknown Site)
Period/Date
creation date: Darius' Reign
Media/Technique
clay, impressing
Legacy Media/Technique
Clay
Subjects
Clay
Heroes
Lions
Seals (Identifying artifacts)
Work Record ID
213325
Image Record ID
962429
Classification Filing Number
415H;K;23LUB 7

Impression; Hero controls upturned lions; TS3; creation date: Darius' Reign

Work Title
Impression; Hero controls upturned lions
View Title
TS3
Creator/Culture
Iranian
Site/Repository
Discovery location: Persepolis (Fārs, Iran); Repository: Unknown Repository (Unknown Site)
Period/Date
creation date: Darius' Reign
Media/Technique
clay, impressing
Legacy Media/Technique
Clay
Subjects
Clay
Heroes
Lions
Seals (Identifying artifacts)
Work Record ID
213325
Image Record ID
962428
Classification Filing Number
415H;K;23LUB

Impression; Hero controls human-headed lions; FT864 S113; Creation date: 508-494 BCE

Work Title
Impression; Hero controls human-headed lions
View Title
FT864 S113
Creator/Culture
Iranian
Site/Repository
Discovery location: Persepolis (Fārs, Iran); Repository: Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago (Chicago, Illinois, USA)
Period/Date
Creation date: 508-494 BCE
Media/Technique
clay, impressing
Legacy Media/Technique
Clay
Subjects
Seals (Identifying artifacts)
Heroes
Lions
Clay
Work Record ID
213324
Image Record ID
962427
Classification Filing Number
415H;K;23LHG

Impression; Hero controls human-headed lions; FT879 S113; Creation date: 508-494 BCE

Work Title
Impression; Hero controls human-headed lions
View Title
FT879 S113
Creator/Culture
Iranian
Site/Repository
Discovery location: Persepolis (Fārs, Iran); Repository: Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago (Chicago, Illinois, USA)
Period/Date
Creation date: 508-494 BCE
Media/Technique
clay, impressing
Legacy Media/Technique
Clay
Subjects
Clay
Heroes
Lions
Work Record ID
213323
Image Record ID
962426
Classification Filing Number
415H;K;23LHF

Rock crystal ewer; Detail: detail of lion; creation date: Fatimid Period 10th - 12th century

Work Title
Rock crystal ewer
View Title
Detail: detail of lion
Creator/Culture
Egyptian
Site/Repository
Repository: Unknown Repository (Unknown Site)
Period/Date
creation date: Fatimid Period 10th - 12th century
Media/Technique
gems, quartz crystal, lapidary
Subjects
Gems
Ewers
Quartz crystal
Lions
Work Record ID
553292
Image Record ID
961646
Classification Filing Number
461G;10;11R

Rock crystal ewer; Detail: view of lion; creation date: Fatimid Period (10th-12th century)

Work Title
Rock crystal ewer
View Title
Detail: view of lion
Creator/Culture
Egyptian
Site/Repository
Repository: Basilica di San Marco (Venice, Veneto, Italy)
Period/Date
creation date: Fatimid Period (10th-12th century)
Media/Technique
gems, quartz crystal, lapidary
Subjects
Gems
Quartz crystal
Lions
Ewers
Work Record ID
553293
Image Record ID
961644
Classification Filing Number
461G;10;11L

Ewer with confronted lions; creation date: 10th century AD

Work Title
Ewer with confronted lions
Creator/Culture
Egyptian
Site/Repository
Repository: Basilica di San Marco (Venice, Veneto, Italy)
Period/Date
creation date: 10th century AD
Media/Technique
gems, lapidary
Subjects
Ewers
Lions
Gems
Work Record ID
553294
Image Record ID
961640
Classification Filing Number
461G;10;11E

2 lions, one devours bull, other a horned animal menaced from behind by man with feather crown; creation date: 2600-2400 BCE

Work Title
2 lions, one devours bull, other a horned animal menaced from behind by man with feather crown
Creator/Culture
Iraqi
Site/Repository
Repository: Museum of Fine Arts (Boston, Massachusetts, USA)
Period/Date
creation date: 2600-2400 BCE
Media/Technique
impressing
Subjects
Lions
Bulls
Horn
Animals
Fighting animals
Crowns
Feathers
Men
Work Record ID
213622
Image Record ID
956910
Digital filename
03d105164
Classification Filing Number
416H;D.3;56LBB;*.na

The Lion Hunt (fragment); The Lion Hunt (fragment). Detail: crouching figure with drawn sword; 1855

Work Title
The Lion Hunt (fragment)
View Title
The Lion Hunt (fragment). Detail: crouching figure with drawn sword
Creator/Culture
artist: Eugène Delacroix (French, 1798-1863)
Site/Repository
Repository: Bordeaux, Musee des Beaux-Arts (Bordeaux, France)
Period/Date
1855
Media/Technique
oil on canvas
Dimensions
178 x 360 cm.
Subjects
Hunting
Lions
Work Record ID
189471
Image Record ID
950811
Classification Filing Number
375;D332;9LHB 3

The Lion Hunt (fragment); 1855

Work Title
The Lion Hunt (fragment)
View Title
The Lion Hunt (fragment)
Creator/Culture
artist: Eugène Delacroix (French, 1798-1863)
Site/Repository
Repository: Bordeaux, Musee des Beaux-Arts (Bordeaux, France)
Period/Date
1855
Media/Technique
oil on canvas
Dimensions
178 x 360 cm.
Subjects
Hunting
Lions
Work Record ID
189471
Image Record ID
950810
Digital filename
03d105569
03001372
Classification Filing Number
375;D332;9LHB;*.r

The Lion Hunt (fragment); 1855

Work Title
The Lion Hunt (fragment)
View Title
The Lion Hunt (fragment)
Creator/Culture
artist: Eugène Delacroix (French, 1798-1863)
Site/Repository
Repository: Bordeaux, Musee des Beaux-Arts (Bordeaux, France)
Period/Date
1855
Media/Technique
oil on canvas
Dimensions
178 x 360 cm.
Subjects
Hunting
Lions
Work Record ID
189471
Image Record ID
950810
Digital filename
03d105569
03001372
Classification Filing Number
375;D332;9LHB;*.r

Ring, combat with lion; creation date: 16th century BCE

Work Title
Ring, combat with lion
Creator/Culture
Greek
Site/Repository
Discovery location: found in Grave III, royal grave circle acropolis of Mycenae (Argolis, Peloponnese, Greece); Repository: National Archaeological Museum (Athens, Attica, Central Greece and Euboea, Greece)
Period/Date
creation date: 16th century BCE
Media/Technique
impressing
Subjects
Lions
Battles
Rings (object genres)
Seals (Identifying artifacts)
Work Record ID
554201
Image Record ID
950774
Digital filename
03d103875
Classification Filing Number
431H;C43;L;*.
Date Added/Updated
2012-11-25 05:28:11

Lion Gate; Near view, lion sculpture; Mycenaean; Creation date: ca.1300-1250 BCE

Work Title
Lion Gate
View Title
Near view, lion sculpture
Creator/Culture
Mycenaean
Site/Repository
Creation location: Mycenae (Argolis, Peloponnese , Greece)
Period/Date
Mycenaean
Creation date: ca.1300-1250 BCE
Dimensions
height: 2.9 m (114.17 inches)
Subjects
Greece
Mycenae
Gates
City gates
Lions
Work Record ID
127002
Image Record ID
958831
Digital filename
08vjga0078
Classification Filing Number
131;M995;1GL 3a;*.r
HART Image Order Number
230263
Date Added/Updated
2012-11-25 08:14:09

Aphrodite Riding a Lion Led by Eros

Work Title
Aphrodite Riding a Lion Led by Eros
Creator/Culture
Roman
Site/Repository
Repository: Museo nazionale di Napoli (Naples, Napoli, Campania, Italy)
Media/Technique
gems, lapidary
Dimensions
3 x 2.4 cm (1.18 x .94 inches)
Subjects
Gems
Cameos
Aphrodite (Greek deity)
Eros (Greek deity)
Lions
Work Record ID
553072
Image Record ID
959043
Classification Filing Number
432G;C;19R;cop.2

Aphrodite Riding a Lion Led by Eros

Work Title
Aphrodite Riding a Lion Led by Eros
Creator/Culture
Roman
Site/Repository
Repository: Museo nazionale di Napoli (Naples, Napoli, Campania, Italy)
Media/Technique
gems, lapidary
Dimensions
3 x 2.4 cm (1.18 x .94 inches)
Subjects
Gems
Cameos
Aphrodite (Greek deity)
Eros (Greek deity)
Lions
Work Record ID
553072
Image Record ID
959042
Classification Filing Number
432G;C;19R

Herakles and the Nemean Lion

Work Title
Herakles and the Nemean Lion
Creator/Culture
Roman
Site/Repository
Repository: Museo nazionale di Napoli (Naples, Napoli, Campania, Italy)
Media/Technique
gems, lapidary
Dimensions
3 x 2.8 cm (1.18 x 1.1 inches)
Subjects
Gems
Hercules (Roman mythology)
Lions
Cameos
Work Record ID
553064
Image Record ID
959035
Classification Filing Number
432G;C;35H

Lion Capital; 3/4 view of proper right. Detail: Abacus, galloping horse; Maurya; Creation date: ca. 330-185 BCE

Work Title
Lion Capital
View Title
3/4 view of proper right. Detail: Abacus, galloping horse
Creator/Culture
Culture: Indian (South Asian)
Site/Repository
Discovery location: from an Ashokan pillar at Sarnath (Uttar Pradesh, India); Repository: Archaeological Museum (Sarnath, Uttar Pradesh, India)
Period/Date
Maurya
Creation date: ca. 330-185 BCE
Media/Technique
polished sandstone
Dimensions
height: 2.13 m (83.86 inches)
Subjects
India
Sculptures (visual works)
Architectural elements
Capitals
Lions
Work Record ID
149752
Image Record ID
958449
Classification Filing Number
254;5.;89LCS 4h

Lion Capital; 3/4 view of proper left; Maurya; Creation date: ca. 330-185 BCE

Work Title
Lion Capital
View Title
3/4 view of proper left
Creator/Culture
Culture: Indian (South Asian)
Site/Repository
Discovery location: from an Ashokan pillar at Sarnath (Uttar Pradesh, India); Repository: Archaeological Museum (Sarnath, Uttar Pradesh, India)
Period/Date
Maurya
Creation date: ca. 330-185 BCE
Media/Technique
polished sandstone
Dimensions
height: 2.13 m (83.86 inches)
Subjects
India
Sculptures (visual works)
Architectural elements
Capitals
Lions
Work Record ID
149752
Image Record ID
958412
Classification Filing Number
254;5.;89LCS 3b

Lion Capital; Front view; Maurya; Creation date: ca. 330-185 BCE

Work Title
Lion Capital
View Title
Front view
Creator/Culture
Culture: Indian (South Asian)
Site/Repository
Discovery location: from an Ashokan pillar at Sarnath (Uttar Pradesh, India); Repository: Archaeological Museum (Sarnath, Uttar Pradesh, India)
Period/Date
Maurya
Creation date: ca. 330-185 BCE
Media/Technique
polished sandstone
Dimensions
height: 2.13 m (83.86 inches)
Subjects
India
Sculptures (visual works)
Architectural elements
Capitals
Lions
Work Record ID
149752
Image Record ID
958411
Digital filename
05d101259
Classification Filing Number
254;5.;89LCS 2;*.na
Date Added/Updated
2012-11-25 04:43:08

Lion Capital; Distant view; Maurya; Creation date: ca. 330-185 BCE

Work Title
Lion Capital
View Title
Distant view
Creator/Culture
Culture: Indian (South Asian)
Site/Repository
Discovery location: from an Ashokan pillar at Sarnath (Uttar Pradesh, India); Repository: Archaeological Museum (Sarnath, Uttar Pradesh, India)
Period/Date
Maurya
Creation date: ca. 330-185 BCE
Media/Technique
polished sandstone
Dimensions
height: 2.13 m (83.86 inches)
Subjects
India
Sculptures (visual works)
Architectural elements
Capitals
Lions
Work Record ID
149752
Image Record ID
958408
Classification Filing Number
254;5.;89LCS 1