Hippopotamus

Egyptian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Uronarti, Room 74

Dimensions

Height x width x length: 3.4 x 3.8 x 6.8 cm (1 5/16 x 1 1/2 x 2 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

28.1742

Medium or Technique

Mud

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Models

Crude mud hippopotamus with two legs missing.

Provenance

From Nubia, Uronarti, Room 74. 1928: 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