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BZ.1934.1, Hero Attacking a Lion Textile

BZ.1934.1, Hero Attacking a Lion Textile

Byzantine Collection, Dumbarton Oaks Museum

Early Byzantine, eighth–ninth century

Silk, 94.2 cm x 38.4 cm (37 1/16 in. x 15 1/8 in.)

Mildred Barnes Bliss and Robert Woods Bliss acquired this textile from Giorgio Sangiorgi, Galleria Sangiorgi, Rome, in September 1934.

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