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Monumentum

Fresco of lions at Santa Prisca

The inscription is above a procession of men carrying animals, bread, a crater and other objects that appear to be in preparation for a feast.
 
 
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8 Feb 2022
 
Procession of lions, Santa Prisca

Procession of lions, Santa Prisca

 

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The procession is continued on the part between the door e and the niche h (Ferrua, Pl. I; see fig. 134). One sees six young men, walking behind each other (Leones), in short hair and beards, dressed in a girded, ochreous tunic, the sleeves of which are decorated with purple stripes. They all carry offerings.

1) Only few traces.

2) Youth with white bull.

3) Youth with in his hands a cock (see fig. 135). Above him a dipinto: N[a]ma ........ Leon[i].

4) Stooping man pushing a large ram (see fig. 136). Above: [N]ama.
 
 

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