|Bronze Age cultures in Anatolia focused their symbolic displays on the remaining powerful and dangerous animals of the region this included lions.|
|By comparing themselves to the most powerful and ferocious carnivores of the land, Anatolians leaders placed themselves symbolically|
|at the top of the natural hierarchy, serving to legitimize their leadership role and their military prowess.|
|Big cats were used by the elites as an almost universal symbol for kingly strength and political power.|
Lion ring is amde of 18K Yellow Gold, Sterling Silver & .83 tce Champagne, Black & White Diamonds.