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Amulet of a lion

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Faience, blue-green glaze. Perfect.

Provenance

From Giza: N. of Pyr. I.-b., near G 7120 [Excav date] Nov. 22, 1924 / Photo B. 5797. 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 Egyptian,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Other: 1.4 cm (9/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.1060

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets