Winged lion found in Vulci excavations

July 23, 2019 - General

Another exceptional find has been discovered at the Vulci archaeological excavations, one of the largest metropoles of southern Etruria in the Viterbo province.

Credit: ANSAA statue of a winged lion has been found, sculpted from local grey volcanic rock, in the Osteria necropolis. The vast cemetery is northwest of the urban plain and is known for being where numerous key funerary finds came to light, such as the Tomb of the Sphinx and…

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