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Hippopotamus

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Crude mud hippopotamus with two legs missing.

Provenance

From Nubia, Uronarti, Room 74. 1928: 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

Egyptian,

Findspot

Uronarti, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Height x width x length: 3.4 x 3.8 x 6.8 cm (1 5/16 x 1 1/2 x 2 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

28.1742

Medium or Technique

Mud

Collections

The Ancient World

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