Many fragments of blue glazed tiles froming a lion in low relief, facing left. All pieces (except the tail) have a coarse matting impression on the tile back. See also 20.1224. Head and mane: seventeen pieces, seven joining. Front leg: two pieces joining. Tail: seven pieces, five joining.
From Kerma, eastern cemetery, K II. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan; 1920: received by the MFA.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
Nubian, Classic Kerma, about 1700–1550 B.C.