This pair of Dharma-protecting lions is made of pottery clay. The lions' heads are slighted and are depicted with round, glaring eyes, wide-opened mouths with sharp fangs, and tall ears. They have thick, curly mane on the chest and head. The two lions are similar in shape and appear vivid in a semi-squat posture. Lions often appear on both sides of stele niche as images of protection.


  • Title: Pair of Dharma-protecting Lions
  • Date Created: 618-907
  • Location: Kaohsiung, Taiwan
  • Physical Dimensions: H: 13.5 cm
  • Type: Photograph
  • Medium: Clay

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