Sculpture of an Indian Lion

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 30 November 2015
Sculpture of an Indian Lion Download Full Size Image

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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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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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/

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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/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Sculpture of an Indian Lion." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 30 Nov 2015. Web. 15 Jul 2024.

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