Eye of a faience hippopotamus
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K III, 17(3)
Overall: 5.8 x 2 x 5.3 cm (2 5/16 x 13/16 x 2 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
An eye of a hippo with three black stripes either above or below it. (See also 13-12-90a, 13-12-352c, 13-12-352, 13-12-793a, b, c, and e for similiar sculpture and hippo pieces).
From Nubia, Kerma. K III, 17(3). 1913: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition