Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Hippopotamus figurine

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 12–13
Date:
ca. 1981–1640 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht South, tomb of Senwosretankh, Radim, MMA excavations, 1932–33
Medium:
Faience, blue glaze
Dimensions:
h. 3.8 cm (1 1/2 in); w. 8 cm (3 1/8 in); d. 5 cm (1 15/16 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1933
Accession Number:
33.1.22
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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