Medici lions

WHS that contain the original or copies of the Medici lions, a pair of marble sculptures of lions: one of which is Roman, dating to the 2nd century AD, and the other a 16th-century pendant. See

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Cienfuegos Two versions outside the Cathedral de la Purisma Concepción in Cienfuegos (built 1833–69) (wiki)
Florence The originals have since 1789 been displayed at the Loggia dei Lanzi in Florence. (wiki)
Medici Villas and Gardens Sculptures in marble by Augustin Pajou at the Villa Medici (1803). (wiki)
Odesa At the Vorontsov Palace
St. Petersburg Several versions, including the Lions at the Dvortsovaya pier


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