Amulet of a lion

Nubian


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia

Dimensions

Other: 1.3 cm (1/2 in.)

Accession Number

23.834

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Faience. Green glaze. Couchant lion with inscription (illegible) under base.

Provenance

From Meroe: W 619. March 5, 1923: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition