Lion amulet

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, N of G 7140 I, debris above roof

Dimensions

Height x length: 0.8 x 1.5 cm (5/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

26-3-136

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Amulet of crouching lion(?) Same both sides, bored, light blue glaze.

Provenance

From Giza, N of G 7140 I, debris above roof. 1926: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition