Cool Artefact of the Day: A Roman Lion

Cool Artefact of the Day: Roman Lion

Photo credit: Nadine Korte

From the Museum of Archaeology in Seville, a Roman mosaic from the Severan Dynasty (aprx. 2nd-3rd century AD). It was found in Italica, a roman set of ruins in Santiponce, a city near Seville.

For more info on the site of Italica you can check out: the Italica wikipedia page here

Source: photo [Nadine Korte], artefact info [museum catalogue]

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2 Responses to Cool Artefact of the Day: A Roman Lion

  1. itwasjudith says:

    the town seems to be beautifully preserved, just look at that nice stone road on the wiki page…

    • Makes you just want to walk right down it, huh? I’ve been to a number of Roman sites with full roads or the houses of floors still intact (or restored) and it is awe-inspiring to walk on them! 🙂

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