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Lion Protome, probably for a Throne

A work made of spotted red sandstone.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of spotted red sandstone.

Date:

c. 2nd century

Artist:

India
Uttar Pradesh, Mathura region

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of Asia

Title

Lion Protome, probably for a Throne

Place

Mathura (Object made in)

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101 CE–200 CE

Medium

Spotted red sandstone

Dimensions

80.7 × 47 × 30.4 cm (31 3/4 × 18 1/2 × 12 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Marilynn B. Alsdorf

Reference Number

1997.711

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