Faience fragment

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K338x

Dimensions

Width x thickness x length: 4.8 x 2.3 x 5.5 cm (1 7/8 x 7/8 x 2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1393

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Object, possibly a hippo head or a lion with a large mane?

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, K338x. 1914: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition