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Ear of lion

Nubian
Kerma
2400–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, KX (8) 16

Dimensions

Overall: 3.9 x 2 x 4.1 cm (1 9/16 x 13/16 x 1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

14.1083

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Bright blue with black speckles. Ear of lion is black with blue line.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma. 1914 : excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 19 : assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition