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Fragment of a tablet

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Faience tablet, light green glaze with a sitting leopard painted in black outline. Broken off at the top.

Provenance

From Sinai, Temple of Sarabit el-Khadim. 1905: Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund by the government of Egypt; given to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration Fund.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, New Kingdom, 1550–1070 B.C.

Findspot

Sinai, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 8.3 x 7.3 x 1 cm (3 1/4 x 2 7/8 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

05.189

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Religious and cult objects