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

From Kerma, South Cemetery, tomb K 330. 1914: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1921: assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

(Accession Date: March 25, 1992)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition