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Fragment of a limestone throne (?) with the head of a horned lion

Fragment of a limestone throne (?) with the head of a horned lion

Throne supported by a horned lion-griffin. Roman

Carnelian intaglio of a gladiator fighting a lion

Carnelian intaglio of a gladiator fighting a lion

In the Early Imperial period, a popular part of the gladiatorial games was the morning program in which armed gladiators called venatores (hunters) were pitted against wild animals. The Romans also liked to see... more

Limestone cornice with a lion’s head

Limestone cornice with a lion’s head

The fragment belongs to a cornice (sima), possibly where it meets the slope of a pediment. In addition to the moldings, there is a competently rendered lion’s head in relief. Early Roman

Lion
Jasper intaglio: Harpocrates riding a lion

Jasper intaglio: Harpocrates riding a lion

Harpocrates riding a lion with snaked-headed tail; thunderbolt below. Imperial

Tomb Figure of Seated Lion

Tomb Figure of Seated Lion

Six Dynasties (220–589)

Glass pendant with lion

Glass pendant with lion

Glass objects, Roman Empire.

Head of Lion

Head of Lion

Made in Kharga Oasis, Byzantine Egypt

Mirror or lid with handle in the form of a lion
Seated Lion

Seated Lion

Tang dynasty (618–907)

Horned Lion (Vyala)

Horned Lion (Vyala)

Pallava period

Finial with a Makara Disgorging a Lion
Head of a Lion

Head of a Lion

Northern Song dynasty (960–1127)

Rustam's First Feat: Rakhsh kills a lion while Rustam sleeps.

Rustam's First Feat: Rakhsh kills a lion while Rustam sleeps.

Life of the Prophet Muhammad written at the order of the Mamluk sultan al-Mansûr 'Alâ' al-Dîn 'Alî (d. 778/1376). The work was first illustrated during the reign of the Ottoman sultan Murâd III.

Gayûmars seated, surrounded by wild beasts, including a lion, a tiger, giraffe, and horned deer.

Gayûmars seated, surrounded by wild beasts, including a lion, a tiger,...

Life of the Prophet Muhammad written at the order of the Mamluk sultan al-Mansûr 'Alâ' al-Dîn 'Alî (d. 778/1376). The work was first illustrated during the reign of the Ottoman sultan Murâd III.

Lion
Lion Mask
Lion Relief
Aquamanile in the Form of a Lion
Aquamanile in the Form of a Lion
Lion
Lion
Lion and dragon from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 80v

Lion and dragon from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 80v

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of a lion and a dragon. Image taken from f. 80v of Decretals of Gregory IX with glossa ordinaria (the 'Smithfield Decretals'). Written in Latin.

Mary of Egypt feeding a lion, a bear and a stag from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 280v

Mary of Egypt feeding a lion, a bear and a stag from BL Royal 10 E IV,...

Bas-de-page scene of Mary of Egypt feeding a lion, a bear and a stag. Image taken from f. 280v of Decretals of Gregory IX with glossa ordinaria (the 'Smithfield Decretals'). Written in Latin.

Man slaying a lion from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 83v

Man slaying a lion from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 83v

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of a man slaying a lion. Image taken from f. 83v of Decretals of Gregory IX with glossa ordinaria (the 'Smithfield Decretals'). Written in Latin.

Lion begging from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 81v

Lion begging from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 81v

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of a lion sitting up and begging before the knight. Image taken from f. 81v of Decretals of Gregory IX with glossa ordinaria (the 'Smithfield Decretals'). Written in Latin.

Stag and lion pursuing Mary of Egypt from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 280

Stag and lion pursuing Mary of Egypt from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 280

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of a stag and a lion pursuing a a hairy Mary of Egypt. Image taken from f. 280 of Decretals of Gregory IX with glossa ordinaria (the 'Smithfield Decretals'). Written in Latin.

Man riding a lion from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 30

Man riding a lion from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 30

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of a man riding a lion, while two other men watch. Image taken from f. 30 of Decretals of Gregory IX with glossa ordinaria (the 'Smithfield Decretals'). Written in Latin.

Mary of Egypt feeding a lion, a bear and a stag from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 280v

Mary of Egypt feeding a lion, a bear and a stag from BL Royal 10 E IV,...

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of a hair-covered Mary of Egypt feeding a lion, a bear and a stag. Image taken from f. 280v of Decretals of Gregory IX with glossa ordinaria (the 'Smithfield Decretals'). Written in Latin.

Lion crouching at knight's feet from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 82

Lion crouching at knight's feet from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 82

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of a lion crouching at a knight's feet. Image taken from f. 82 of Decretals of Gregory IX with glossa ordinaria (the 'Smithfield Decretals'). Written in Latin.

Monk and lion lifting Mary of Egypt from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 288

Monk and lion lifting Mary of Egypt from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 288

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of a monk and a lion lifting the body of Mary of Egypt and placing her in a coffin. Image taken from f. 288 of Decretals of Gregory IX with glossa ordinaria (the 'Smithfield Decret... more

Lion fighting devil from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 281

Lion fighting devil from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 281

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of a lion fighting a devil to protect a sleeping Mary of Egypt. Image taken from f. 281 of Decretals of Gregory IX with glossa ordinaria (the 'Smithfield Decretals'). Written in Latin.

Ship pursued by a lion from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 121v

Ship pursued by a lion from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 121v

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of a ship pursued by a lion, and birds in the trees. Image taken from f. 121v of Decretals of Gregory IX with glossa ordinaria (the 'Smithfield Decretals'). Written in Latin.

Lion following a knight from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 82v

Lion following a knight from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 82v

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of a lion following a knight. Image taken from f. 82v of Decretals of Gregory IX with glossa ordinaria (the 'Smithfield Decretals'). Written in Latin.

Lion suckling infant from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 121

Lion suckling infant from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 121

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of a lion suckling an infant. Image taken from f. 121 of Decretals of Gregory IX with glossa ordinaria (the 'Smithfield Decretals'). Written in Latin.

Lion and archer from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 34v

Lion and archer from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 34v

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of a lion and an archer shooting at a bird. Image taken from f. 34v of Decretals of Gregory IX with glossa ordinaria (the 'Smithfield Decretals'). Written in Latin.

Lion suckling infant from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 120v

Lion suckling infant from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 120v

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of a lion suckling an infant. Image taken from f. 120v of Decretals of Gregory IX with glossa ordinaria (the 'Smithfield Decretals'). Written in Latin.

Men clubbing a wolf and a lion from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 234

Men clubbing a wolf and a lion from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 234

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of men clubbing at a wolf and a lion who are carrying off two children. Image taken from f. 234 of Decretals of Gregory IX with glossa ordinaria (the 'Smithfield Decretals'). Writt... more

Lion and bear from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 65

Lion and bear from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 65

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of a lion and a bear. Image taken from f. 65 of Decretals of Gregory IX with glossa ordinaria (the 'Smithfield Decretals'). Written in Latin.

Man and lion in a boat from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 123

Man and lion in a boat from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 123

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of a man with a lion in a boat, approached by a woman leading children. Image taken from f. 123 of Decretals of Gregory IX with glossa ordinaria (the 'Smithfield Decretals'). Writt... more

Lion gazing into a coffin from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 288v

Lion gazing into a coffin from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 288v

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of a lion gazing into the coffin of Mary of Egypt; a monk stands nearby. Image taken from f. 288v of Decretals of Gregory IX with glossa ordinaria (the 'Smithfield Decretals'). Wri... more

Lion and rabbit from BL Royal 3 D VI, f. 234

Lion and rabbit from BL Royal 3 D VI, f. 234

Detail of a miniature of a lion, a rabbit with a trumpet,and a perching bird, from the border of the folio. Image taken from f. 234 of Historia scholastica (The 'Ashridge Petrus Comestor'). Written in Latin.

Aquamanile in the Form of a Lion
Tile with rampant lion

Tile with rampant lion

Made in Nottingham, England

Incense Burner in Shape of Lion (one of a pair)