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eagle attacking a hare roundel
  • Italy
  • eagle attacking a hare roundel, 1100s
  • Where object was made: Venice, Republic of Venice (present-day Italy)
  • marble
  • Object Diameter: 26.1 cm
    Object Diameter: 10 1/4 in
  • Museum purchase through The Kansas University Endowment Association
  • On view: Loo Gallery, 401, E1
  • 1958.0034
Label Text

Round pie shaped object features image of eagle with wings spread and talons grasping on to body of a rabbit. Body of eagle has a dotted design. Body of rabbit is motioning left with head turned back and looking up at eagle.