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New Nittany Lion statue 2013

Photos of the New Nittany Lion Shrine statue at Penn State University main campus.

Amulet. Gold couchant lion: the body cast with a hole through the chest to the tail; the rectangular baseplate with curved front edge was made separately. The body is smooth and undecorated except for details of the mane which are chased between parallel lines, and the feathering on the forelegs.       17th Dynasty 1650BC-1550BC (circa). | © Trustees of the British Museum

ancientpeoples: “ Gold Amulet of a couchant Lion BC Dynasty Intermediate Period (Source: The British Museum) ”

Lion statue at Hammond Castle, Gloucester MA

Lion statue at Hammond Castle, Gloucester MA

Hittitte Lion Statue

The Hittites occupied the region of Anatolia (also known as Asia Minor, modern-day Turkey) prior to 1700 BCE, developed a culture apparently from the indigenous Hatti (and possibly the Hurrian) people.