Generally speaking, corpulent LGDs with an attitude existed in this particular region for a long time.[/QUOTE]
I don't get what the picture is for. It's safe to say that dog is representing no breed from today, but rather a mongrel from then. And who even knows what the mongrel was used for? What kind of dog it was. Is there any indication given with the statue?
It's safe to say that dog is representing no breed from today? ...look this dog, he belongs to a breed currently bred in Italy (not Mastino Napoletano and not Cane Corso):