Pitcher in the form of a hippopotamus

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, tomb K 330, South Cemetery; Object Place: Sudan, Nubia, Kerma

Dimensions

Height x length: 20.5 x 26.5 cm (8 1/16 x 10 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.11804

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Provenance

Kerma (Sudan), South Cemetery, tomb K 330; 1914, excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1921, assigned by the government of the Sudan to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 25, 1992)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition