Lion with an Etruscan inscription, scratched on its back
Ivory. 7th century BCE.
Inv. No. AntCom 27876.
Rome, Capitoline Museums, Museum Montemartini (Centrale Montemartini)

Lion with an Etruscan inscription, scratched on its back.

Ivory. 7th century BCE.
Inv. No. AntCom 27876.

Rome, Capitoline Museums, Museum Montemartini (Centrale Montemartini)
(Musei capitolini, Centrale Montemartini)

Origin:
Rome, Forum Boarium — S. Omobono (1970).
Credits:
© Photo, text: GIOVANNI D’ANNA “LEGGENDE E TRADIZIONI DELL’ANTICA ROMA”, ARCHEO, N. 31, p. 39.
Photo: T. Nicolini, Touring Club.
© Istituto Geografico De Agostini S.p.A. — Novara.
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History of Ancient Rome