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Lead frog figurine

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Lead frog figurine. The back is covered with incised circles. It is somewhat decayed. The frog is sitting on a base.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Meroe: W 127, Room B [Excav. date] February 8, 1922

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Meroitic Period, 270 B.C.–A.D. 320

Findspot

Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Height: 6 cm (2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.984

Medium or Technique

Lead

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture