Wednesday, September 10, 2008

Daily Photo - Lion carved on hippo ivory

UC16685. Part of rectangular ivory object (made from hippo tusk) with incised design of recumbent lion - spotted - segment from cuboid rod. Late Middle Kingdom (1700BCE-1850BCE). Found at Lahun. Length 11 cms.

Copyright: Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology,
University College London
With my thanks

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