Amulet of a lion

Nubian
Meroitic Period


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Begarawiyeh), W571

Dimensions

Other: 1.9 cm (3/4 in.)

Accession Number

23.864

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Blue glass (immitation Lapis). Lion reclining on side. Bored lengthwise.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition