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The Piraeus Lion, Venice, Italy

The Piraeus Lion from Ancient Greece. The marble statue stands since 1688 outside the Arsenal of Venice (Arsenale di Venezia), but is today replaced by a copy. The lion has som parts with runic inscriptions, possibly from the 11th century.

 

Pireuslejonet från det antika Grekland. Marmorstatyn står sedan 1688 utanför Arsenalen i Venedig, Italien, men är idag ersatt av en kopia. Lejonet har några partier med runristning, möjligen från 1000-talet.

 

Location: Venezia, Venice, Italy

 

Photograph by: Unknown

Date: c. 1920

Format: Print

 

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Taken circa 1920