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Pitcher in the form of a hippopotamus

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Provenance

From Kerma, South Cemetery, tomb K 330. 1914: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1921: assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan. (Accession Date: March 25, 1992)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Object Place

Kerma, Nubia, Sudan

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Height x length: 20.5 x 26.5 cm (8 1/16 x 10 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.11804

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels