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Two hippopotami figurine

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 12, mid–13
Date:
ca. 1900–1640 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht North, cemetery south of Senwosret (758), Pit 603, MMA excavations, 1907–08
Medium:
Limestone, red paint
Dimensions:
l. 15 cm (5 7/8 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1915
Accession Number:
15.3.383
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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