Selected Works Animals
Embark on a discovery of fauna from around the world through the Musée du Louvre collections! Lions, monkeys, peacocks and rabbits share space with the most fantastical animals. Mosaic, sculpture and painting are just a few of the mediums used to represent Man’s best friends.
26th Dynasty, reign of Psammetichus I, 664-610 BC
Manufacture de la Savonnerie
Central Medallion of a Carpet
Greek, Etruscan, and Roman Antiquities
Provenance: found in the river at Lyon,...
Charles-Jean Sallandrouze de LAMORNAIX
Fountain of Diana
Middle of 16th century
Four baboons adoring the rising sun
New Kingdom, 19th Dynasty, reign of Ramesses II...
Luxor, Temple of Amun, base of East obelisk
Near Eastern Antiquities
Frieze of Griffins
Circa 510 BC
Apadana, west courtyard of the palace, Susa,...
Guardian Lion at the Entrance to a...
Reign of Nectanebo I, Thirtieth Dynasty (378-341 BC)
Second Intermediate Period, Seventeenth Dynasty,...
Egypt, Thebes, Dra Abu el-Naga