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Amulet of a crouching feline, possibly a lion

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Faience, blue-green glaze. Flat back. Rather crude.

Provenance

From Giza: Between G 7220 and G 7230. [Excav. date] December 15,1924. Photo B 5798. Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Late Period,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Other: 2.4 cm (15/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.1079

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets