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|Period:||Northern Qi Dynasty|
|Date Made:||550 - 577 CE|
Marble (uncertain) (Stone)
|Credit Line:||Purchased from Worch of Paris, 1925|
|Other Number:||Getz 26 - Other Number|
Carved stone sculpture of seated lion on a stone base with an open mouth. The mane, tail, beard and curly hair on the haunches are carved in low relief. Originally part of a pair, this lion would have been placed along the entrance to a tomb as a guardian or as a protector at the gate of a temple.
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