Figure of a Hippopotamus
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
1 7/16 x 2 7/16 x 13/16 in. (3.6 x 6.2 x 2 cm) (show scale)
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Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Figure of a Hippopotamus. Gray-yellow serpentine, 1 7/16 x 2 7/16 x 13/16 in. (3.6 x 6.2 x 2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 35.1271. Creative Commons-BY
. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2014
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Tail, eyes, and ears indicated in raised relief; mouth indicated by a slit. Possible remains of red paint on left buttock.
Legs missing when received and restored.
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