About this object

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

Object specifics

  • Type
  • Culture
    Meroitic Period
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • 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
    Presented by the Excavations in the Sudan, Meroe, 1914 Committee of the University of Liverpool Institute of Archaeology
  • Collector
    Liverpool University Institute of Archaeology
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Sudan: Meroë
  • Date collected
  • Measurements
    39 mm x 26 mm x 70 cm
  • Related people


Previous owners

  • William Hesketh Lever

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Purchased
    Owned until: 1925
    Disposal method: Donation
Object view = Humanities
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