<em>Hippo</em>, ca. 1938-1539 B.C.E. Faience, 7/8 x 2 1/16 in. (2.3 x 5.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 36.120. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.36.120_erg2.jpg)


Medium: Faience

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1938-1539 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 7/8 x 2 1/16 in. (2.3 x 5.3 cm)


Museum Location: Old Kingdom to 18th Dynasty, Egyptian Galleries, 3rd Floor


Accession Number: 36.120

Image: CUR.36.120_erg2.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Undecorated dark blue figure of a standing hippopotamus. Eyes, ears and nostrils in high relief. Mouth indicated by incision. Condition: Poor. All four legs missing. Head broken off and neck reattached to body. Snout chipped. Glaze worn in spots. Numerous firing cracks.

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