Crouching lion

Crouching lion

lion right side

lion left side

Interesting…

This lion might have been part of the Nereid Monument.

Location

It was found at Xanthos, Antalya, Turkey

Currently displayed in Room 17, Ground Floor, British Museum

Dates

Created in about 400BC
Acquired by the British Museum in 1848

Material

Marble

Dimensions

Length: 1.6 m

More information

British Museum’s Collections Online page

Label text

label-crouching-lion

3D print

mugshot-crouching-lion

Image credits

Top 3 images © Trustees of the British Museum

Let us know if you spot any clangers.

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