Carved Lion Mensa Leg at Macellum in Ancient Jerash, Jordan - Encircle Photos

9 Carved Lion Mensa Leg at Macellum in Ancient Jerash, Jordan

Inside of the Macellum or public market of ancient Gerasa were tables used by food merchants. Archeologist discovered some counters (called a mensa) supported by stone legs with carved reliefs of boars, deer and lions. Additional lion carvings were found nearby in the Nymphaeum where water flowed from their mouths.

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Agora, Jerash, Jordan

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