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Statuette, lion

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Blue glazed faience, worn and battered; details in black; front of pedestal missing.

Provenance

From Kerma X-B 126, March 1914. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Classic Kerma, about 1700–1550 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 4.2 x 7.3 x 2 cm (1 5/8 x 2 7/8 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1314

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture