Lead frog figurine

Nubian
Meroitic Period
270 B.C.–A.D. 320


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, W 127, Room B

Dimensions

Height: 6 cm (2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.984

Medium or Technique

Lead

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Lead frog figurine. The back is covered with incised circles. It is somewhat decayed. The frog is sitting on a base.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Meroe: W 127, Room B [Excav. date] February 8, 1922

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition