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An Account of the Mermecoleon or Ant-lion

By George C. Druce, F.S.A.

Antiquaries Journal (Society of Antiquaries of London)
Volume III, Number 4, October 1923, Pages 347-364

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About this Text

This article is about the mythical and real ant-lion, based on the bestiaries and earlier Greek sources. The article includes several black & white images. The digitized images have been enhanced to bring out what detail they contain; their content has not been edited.


The print edition of this text was published in London in 1923; the digital edition was created from the original in 2003 (with corrections in 2004) by David Badke. The original print edition by George C. Druce is believed to be in the public domain.