BONES OF BYZANTIUM - Trici
Boukoleon Lion Back ©2011 by Trici Venola. Archeological Museum, Sultanahmet, Istanbul. This 9th-century marble lion was too massive to fit on one page, so here's the huge muscular  rear. This lion and his twin flank a big marble staircase at the back of the main floor in the museum.

Boukoleon Lion Back ©2011 by Trici Venola. Archeological Museum, Sultanahmet, Istanbul. This 9th-century marble lion was too massive to fit on one page, so here's the huge muscular rear. This lion and his twin flank a big marble staircase at the back of the main floor in the museum.

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