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Hippopotamus

Period:
Middle Kingdom–Second Intermediate Period
Dynasty:
Dynasty 13–2nd Intermediate Period
Date:
ca. 1800–1600 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht North, cemetery south of pyramid, between Houses A1:2&A2:4, Pit 333, MMA excavations, 1913–14
Medium:
Faience, paint
Dimensions:
l. 7.2 cm (2 13/16 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1915
Accession Number:
15.3.59
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 113
Excavated by the Egyptian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds.

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