Lioness of Baena

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James Blake Wiener
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published on 31 October 2017
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The "Lioness of Baena" was made of limestone in the 5th century BCE by ancient Iberian people. It was found at Minguillar Hill (Baena, Córdoba), Spain. In a menacing pose with open jaws, this lioness may have been a protective element on a funerary mounment similarto the one at Pozo Moro, Spain. (Museo Arqueológico Nacional, Madrid)

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James Blake Wiener
James is a writer and former Professor of History. He holds an MA in World History with a particular interest in cross-cultural exchange and world history. He is a co-founder of World History Encyclopedia and formerly was its Communications Director.

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Wiener, J. B. (2017, October 31). Lioness of Baena. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7506/lioness-of-baena/

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Wiener, James Blake. "Lioness of Baena." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified October 31, 2017. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7506/lioness-of-baena/.

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Wiener, James Blake. "Lioness of Baena." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 31 Oct 2017. Web. 22 Oct 2021.