This paper publishes, for the first time in a detailed way, an Orientalizing limestone lion head, which was found in Phaistos. This head reflects the Neo-Hittite lion type, but it is influenced as well by the Assyrian type. The sculpture could occupy a position of "guardian" of a door of a sacred building in Phaistos

Il periodo orientalizzante: una testa di felino in poros

D'ACUNTO, Matteo
2001

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This paper publishes, for the first time in a detailed way, an Orientalizing limestone lion head, which was found in Phaistos. This head reflects the Neo-Hittite lion type, but it is influenced as well by the Assyrian type. The sculpture could occupy a position of "guardian" of a door of a sacred building in Phaistos
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