Hippopotamus figure

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom


Object Place: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha

Dimensions

Overall: 7.9 cm (3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.395

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Figure of hippopotamus. Body and part of head; blue glazed and decorated with lotus flowers.

Provenance

From Bersha, April 1915.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition