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Curved dish-like object

Rim fragment of curved object, blue on outside and black on inside. Fits at base or lower right jaw for 13-12-801 and 13-12-793f as a hippo head. Flat glazed side as back of head. (See also 13-12-90a, 13-12-352c, 13-12-352, 13-12-793a, b, c, and e for similiar sculpture and hippo pieces)

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma. K III, 17(3). 1913: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1913 : assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Kerma, 2400–1550 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 7.4 x 2.5 x 9.6 cm (2 15/16 x 1 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

13-12-793e

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels