martes, 31 de mayo de 2016

lion

Small statue in red terracotta of a lion seated on a plinth, representing the Meroitic deity Apedemak. The tail, shown on the left side, curves up following the shape of the body.

Present location

INSTITUT DE PAPYROLOGIE ET D'ÉGYPTOLOGIE, UNIVERSITÉ DE LILLE III [02/049] LILLE

Inventory number

L 0624

Dating

MEROITIC PERIOD

Archaeological Site

NAQ`A

Category

FIGURINE/STATUETTE

Material

POTTERY

Technique

FORMED BY HAND

Height

15.7 cm

Bibliography

  • Geus Francis, Nubie, les cultures antiques du Soudan, catalogue d'exposition, Lille, 1994, p.221, n°309.
  • Gratien Brigitte, La Nubie au temps des pharaons, catalogue d'exposition, [Boulogne-sur-mer], 1975, p.28, n°311



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