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Hippopotamus figure

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Figure of hippopotamus. Body and part of head; blue glazed and decorated with lotus flowers.

Provenance

From Bersha, April 1915.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom,

Object Place

Deir el-Bersha, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 7.9 cm (3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.395

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture