Ivory seated lion figurine
Napatan Period, reign of Shabaka
Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, El Kurru, KuXV Shabaka
Legacy dimension: H. 0.055
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Ivory figurine of a seated lion. One side perfect. The other partly split off and missing. In Nubian Gallery, South Wall, Section 2.
From el-Kurru, pyramid 15 (tomb of Shabaka). 1919: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition