Lion with an Etruscan inscription, scratched on its back.

Ivory. 7th century BCE.
Inv. No. AntCom27876.

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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