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Leontocéfalo de la Villa Albani
14 Jun 2009

Leontocéfalo de Villa Albini
Andreu Abuín

White marble statue. Formerly in the Villa Albani; nowadays in the Musei Vaticani, near the entrance of the former Library.

A naked trunk in the coils of a serpent. Four signs of the zodiac, two on the breast (Aries and Libra) and one on each thigh (Cancer and Capricornius). Added are: lion's head, two wings, the arms and legs with two coils of the serpent, and finally the globe, on which Aion is standing.



    Indeed, Dionisia. Thanks for noticing, already corrected.


    DIonsia Xanthippos

    In our description, isn't the word "cloak" in the last sentence a typo for "globe"?


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