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Istanbul Archaeological Museum 1216.jpg
17-MAR-2006

Istanbul Archaeological Museum 1216.jpg

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The Lycian sarcophagus is from the end of the 5th century BC. It seems to have been made by a sculptor from the Pelopennese but using the Lycian style.

This is a lion hunt from a quadriga (four horse spanned carriage). Counterparts of the drivers can be seen on the Parthenon friezes.

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