Inlay lion

Nubian
Napatan Period


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, B700

Dimensions

4.0 x 5.2 cm (1 9/16 x 2 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

16-3-10

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment

Fore part of recumbant lion inlay piece, flat back, holes for attachment, white body

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal B700. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition