Hippo foot fragment

Nubian
Kerma
2400–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, KIII Hall A

Dimensions

Overall: 6.2 x 6.8 x 9.3 cm (2 7/16 x 2 11/16 x 3 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

13-12-352f

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Foot and leg of a hippo.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, KIII Hall A, 1913: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition