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IMAGE number
AMO107036
Title
Hippopotamus figurine, from Grave 134 at Hu, c.3500-3000 BC (coarse red ware pottery)
Artist
Egyptian, Predynastic Period (c.5000-c.3100 BC) / Egyptian
Description
associated with the deity Taweret, protectress of babies and mothers in childbirth;
Location
Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford, UK
Medium
poterie à vaisselle rouge grossière
Dimensions
height: 27.3 cms
Credit
Bridgeman Images
Keywords
  • amq
  • animal
  • egyptian
  • funerary
  • goddess
  • grave
  • hippo
  • model

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