So while making my way aroudnn the Lourve, I came across this, the ‘Milon de Crotone’ by French sculptor Pierre Puget.
The story goes, Milon is a ex Olympian athlete, no longer in his prime, who tries to prove his strength by wrenching apart a tree trunk partially split by by woodcutters. The wedges fall out, trapping his hand, and he dies being devoured by wild animals. His medal from the games lies at his feet as a reminder of his past glories.
Yes that is a lion eating his arse.