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Amulet of a lion

Faience. Green glaze. Couchant lion with inscription (illegible) under base.

Provenance

From Meroe: W 619. March 5, 1923: 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

Nubian,

Object Place

Nubia, Sudan

Accession Number

23.834

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets