Lion headed deity

Nubian
Napatan Period
664–643 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg.), Pyramid 109

Dimensions

Overall: 2.1cm (13/16in.)

Accession Number

21.12051.1

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Head of lioness-body paste gray. glaze worn away. originally green.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. South), Pyramid 109. 1921: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition