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Amulet of a lion

Faded green glazed faience. Recumbant lion. Suspension ring over back. Workman B.

Provenance

From Meroe, Tomb W 787. 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, Meroitic Period,

Findspot

Meroe, Sudan (nubia)

Accession Number

24.843

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets