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Faience fragment

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

Nubian, Classic Kerma, about 1700–1550 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

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

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture