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Front feet of reclining animal

Nubian
Kerma
2400–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, 3901 Debris

Dimensions

Overall: 1.3 x 2.7 x 3.2 cm (1/2 x 1 1/16 x 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

14.1622

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Faded blue faience fragment. Two ridges appear to be front feet of lion or sphinx.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma. 1914 : excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 19 : assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition