Silver horse bridle ornament. Lion's head in high repoussé relief. Three holes for attachment to flat surface. Nose crushed. Slightly corroded. The lion represented Apedemak the lion-headed god of war of Meroe. See 24.1057-1064.
From Meroe, Pyramid Beg. N. 18. 1921: excavated by the Harvard University - Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1924: assigned to the MFA by the Government of the Sudan
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition