Bocairent City Council plans to hold an exhibition on the piece in the Archaeological Museum Municipal Vicent Casanova from March to October, approximately. Therefore, the council provides a range of actions around the Iberian sculpture as publications, school visits and various activities.
The programming will serve to commemorate the 120th anniversary of the donation made by Vicente Calabuig Carra, owner of the farm where the piece was located and professor at the University of Valencia, the Museum of Fine Arts in Valencia.
The Iberian lion was located in the middle of the eighteenth century on the hill of Galbis, next to the birth of the Vinalopó River, it split into two “large pieces and one small, and could not be found corresponding to the front legs,” according to the chronicles of the time. With 90 centimeters high and 112 long, historians believe that was part of a temple.