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Monumentum

Leontocéfalo de la Villa Albani

White marble statue, formerly in the Villa Albani, nowadays in the Musei Vaticani.
 
 
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14 Jun 2009
 
Leontocéfalo de Villa Albini

Leontocéfalo de Villa Albini
Andreu Abuín

 

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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.
 

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