Sculpture of an Indian Lion

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Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 30 November 2015
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In India, the lion is known as the Lord of Beasts and has royal associations. This marble white panel is an architectural figure from the base of an Indian temple. From India, 11th century CE. (National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh, UK)

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About the Author

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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APA Style

Amin, O. S. M. (2015, November 30). Sculpture of an Indian Lion. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4261/sculpture-of-an-indian-lion/

Chicago Style

Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Sculpture of an Indian Lion." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified November 30, 2015. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4261/sculpture-of-an-indian-lion/.

MLA Style

Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Sculpture of an Indian Lion." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 30 Nov 2015. Web. 30 Jul 2021.