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Hippo foot

Nubian
Kerma
2400–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K 1600 A

Dimensions

Overall: 3.6 x 4.2 x 4.5 cm (1 7/16 x 1 5/8 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

14-1-1104e

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Bright blue with black grid. Looks like a hippo foot.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, K1600 A. 1914 : 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