Late 12th century
Cathedral of San Zeno, Verona, Italy
As at other churches with entrance lions, the beast supports one column of the portico. The other column is supported by a griffin clutching a bird in its paws. The lumpy object between the lion's paws was almost certainly discernible as another victim, perhaps a lamb, before bumps and weathering rendered it indistinct.
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