Foot of a hippopotamus

Nubian
Classis Kerma
1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K III, 17(3)

Dimensions

Overall: 2.9 x 5.5 x 5.2 cm (1 1/8 x 2 3/16 x 2 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

13-12-793a

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Foot and part of body of a hippo. Similar to hippo foot 13-12-352.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma. K III, 17(3). 1913: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition