Funerary sculpture of lioness
- Art Funded
- 55 x 46 x 152 cm
- Queen's & Lord Treasurer's Remembrancer
On plinth, emerging from under the lioness' belly, are two snakes. A tomb monument - roman funerary symbolism.
Discovered in Jan 1997 in River Almond beside Roman fort at Cramond, Edinburgh. Retrieved in a excavation and claimed as Treasure Trove by the Crown. Allocated by Queen's and Lord Treasurer's Remembrancer to NMS and Edin. City M & G as joint