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Amulet of a lion

Blue glass (immitation Lapis). Lion reclining on side. Bored lengthwise.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Meroitic Period,

Findspot

Meroe (Begarawiyeh), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Other: 1.9 cm (3/4 in.)

Accession Number

23.864

Medium or Technique

Glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets