Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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head of a lion
  • Italy
  • head of a lion, 1100s
  • Where object was made: present-day France or Italy
  • limestone
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 23.2 x 12.1 x 17.4 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 9 1/8 x 4 3/4 x 6 7/8 in
  • Museum purchase
  • On view: Loo Gallery, 401, C2
  • 1959.0047
Label Text

Sculpture of a lion's head with mouth open, teeth and tongue visible. Sculpture is mounted on a marble cube colored red, black and white. Square marble sits on top of a more flat square shaped base.