Amulet of a crouching feline, possibly a lion

Egyptian
Late Period


Findspot: Egypt, Giza

Dimensions

Other: 2.4 cm (15/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.1079

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Faience, blue-green glaze. Flat back. Rather crude.

Provenance

From Giza: Between G 7220 and G 7230. [Excav. date] December 15,1924. Photo B 5798. Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition