About this object

Recumbant lion made from green glazed faience. Front legs missing and there are several areas of surface loss.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Religion
  • Culture
    Meroitic Period
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Sudan: Meroë
  • Date made
    3rd Century BC - 1st Century BC
  • Materials
    Egyptian Faience
  • Location
    World Museum, Level 3, Ancient Egypt Gallery
  • Acquisition
    From the Collection of 1st Viscount Leverhulme
  • Collector
    Liverpool University Institute of Archaeology
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Sudan: Meroë
  • Date collected
    1913
  • Measurements
    39 mm x 26 mm x 70 cm
  • Note
    Part of the Lady Lever Art Gallery antiquities collection.
  • Related people
    William Hesketh Lever ( Previous owner); Liverpool University Institute of Archaeology ( Collector, previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

Object view = Humanities
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