Object Place: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha
Overall: 7.9 cm (3 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Figure of hippopotamus. Body and part of head; blue glazed and decorated with lotus flowers.
From Bersha, Tomb 5, pit E, debris. 1915: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.
Accession date: March 1, 1921
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition