A strigillated sarcophagus from the Early Christian Necropolis of Tarragona.
Made of marble, at each end it is decorated with a relief of a lion attacking a small gazelle. In the middle there is a bust of the deceased dressed in a tunic and a toga.

Inventory number: MNAT P-53


  • Title: The Lion Sarcophagus
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Location: Early Christian Necropolis of Tarragona
  • Physical Dimensions: 66 x 205 x 75 cm
  • Type: Sarcophagus
  • Medium: Luni-Carrara marble

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