Container in the shape of a hippopotamus

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, III

Accession Number

14.1363

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Five fragments of a covered dish with a lid in the form of a hippopotamus head. Another fragment is accessioned as 13.5791.

Provenance

From Kerma, Nubia (Sudan), KIII, St. 17 (3).

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition