Meroitic Period, reign of Tarekeniwal
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. N.), Tomb 19
Length x width x height: 2.6 x 2.4 x 0.5 cm (1 x 15/16 x 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Bronze with silver
Not On View
Fragment of bronze plaque with silver lion in relief, facing left; half only preserved (tail over back); two piereced holes, one in each corner.
From Nubia, Meroe (Beg. N.), Tomb 19. 1921: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition