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Hippopotamus figurine

Period:
Middle Kingdom–Early New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 12–18
Date:
ca. 1981–1550 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt
Medium:
Faience
Dimensions:
h. 6 cm (2 3/8 in); w. 15.5 cm (6 1/8 in)
Credit Line:
Purchase, Fletcher Fund and The Guide Foundation Inc. Gift, 1966
Accession Number:
66.99.13
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 113
Collection of Albert Gallatin, purchased by the Museum in 1966. Purchased by him from Dikran Kelekian Inc., April 1951.

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