Marble statue (H. 0.87), found in 1902. Museo Nacional de Arte Romano de Mérida, Inv. No. 87.
Aion with lion's head. To the upper part of his naked body, a pair of wings is attached. Around him a serpent is winding its way up, resting its head on the god's after the last coil round his neck. A part of the head and parts of the arms and legs have got lost.Gomez Moreno-Pijoan, Materiales, Pl. XXXI, fig. 36; Leite de Vasconcellos, Religoes, III, fig. 150; Melida in BAH 1914, 446f No. 3 and Pl. V; Cat. Badajoz, No. 1084; Paris in RA 1914, 6 No. 6 and fig. 4; Legge in Proc. Soc.