Leopard's head slide

Egyptian
New Kingdom
1550–1070 B.C.


Object Place: Egypt

Dimensions

Length x width: 1.8 x 2.2 cm (11/16 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

1979.566

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Slides

Greenish-blue faience slide in the form of a leopard’s head, with two parallel lengthwise piercings.

Provenance

From Egypt. By 1979: Mrs Horace L. Mayer collection; 1979: Given by Mrs. Horace L. Mayer to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Horace L. Mayer