Amulet of a lioness

Nubian


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia

Dimensions

Height: 3.8 cm (1 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.317

Medium or Technique

Marble

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Greenish gray marble. Ring at back of neck for suspension. Perfect.

Provenance

From El-Kurru, Tomb 53, Tomb of Queen Tabiry. 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