Lion Sculpture with "Holy Water" Font

High medieval
Church of San Fedele, Como, Italy

The label provided by the church says, "the man dominated by the beast represents the evil that prevails over the good." The statue was originally at the base of a column at the north entrance of the late medieval Church of St. Euphemia.

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Photographed at the site by Richard Stracke, shared under Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike license.