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Hippopotamus amulet

Period:
Predynastic, Naqada II–Naqada III
Date:
ca. 3650–3100 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt
Medium:
Limestone (pink)
Dimensions:
L: 7.4 x H: 4.4 x W: 2.2 cm (2 15/16 x 1 3/4 x 7/8 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1923
Accession Number:
23.2.30
Not on view
Formerly collection of the Rev. Randolph Humphrey Berens (d. 1922). Berens Collection sold at Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge, London [June-July 1923]; purchased at this sale by Howard Carter and sold to the Museum, 1923.

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