<em>Hippopotamus Amulet</em>, 2008-1630 B.C.E. Stone, 9/16 x 7/8 in. (1.5 x 2.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour, 16.408. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , CUR.16.408_view02.jpg)

Hippopotamus Amulet

Medium: Stone

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:2008-1630 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 9/16 x 7/8 in. (1.5 x 2.3 cm)


Accession Number: 16.408

Image: CUR.16.408_view02.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Small figure of a standing hippopotamus in hard brown and white stone, as amulet. Large loop on top of back. Condition: All four legs broken. Otherwise good. Small size, material and workmanship make possible a Middle Kingdom date.

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