Amulet of recumbent lion

Egyptian
First Intermediate Period or Middle Kingdom
2100–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesheikh

Dimensions

Other: 1.7 cm (11/16 in.)

Accession Number

12.1253

Medium or Technique

Amazonite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Recumbant lion, pale green.

Provenance

From Mesheikh. Mes / 140 B. Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
(Accession Date: December 5, 1912)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition