Lion Halicarnassus BM 1075.jpg

Object

Artist
Unknown
Unknown artist
Description
English: Lion, probably from the roof of the podium of the Mausoleum at Halicarnassos. The rump bears the Greek letter Π, which has been interpreted as the signature of Praxiteles.
Français : Lion provenant probablement du toit du podium du Mausolée d'Halicarnasse. Porte une inscription (la lettre grecque Π) qui a été interprétée comme la signature de Praxitèle.
Date circa 1075 date QS:P571,-1075-00-00T00:00:00Z/9,P1480,Q5727902
Medium marble
medium QS:P186,Q40861
Dimensions Height: 150 cm (59 ″); Width: 153 cm (60.2 ″)
dimensions QS:P2048,150U174728;P2049,153U174728
institution QS:P195,Q6373
Current location
Room 21, The Mausoleum of Halikarnassos, east and west walls
Accession number
Cat. Sculpture 1075 (1857,1220.240)
Credit line : excavated by Sir Charles Thomas Newton. Place: Halicarnassus.
References British Museum: online database: entry 460576
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Date 21 November 2006
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