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[6142] Figurine, Object, Registered, Africa, Egypt, Lower Egypt, Haraga

Accession Number 6142
Object Name Figurine
Description Faience figure of a hippopotamus lying down; originally bright green-blue, but the glazed surface has decayed. Traces of black outlines of lotus, papyrus, and other marsh plants.
Height (cm) 21.0
Width (cm) 9.8
Primary Materials Faience
Secondary Materials Paint
Period/Dynasty Middle Kingdom (Dyn. 12)
Site Name Africa, Egypt, Lower Egypt, Haraga
Acquisition British School of Archaeology in Egypt (Donation, 1913-1914)
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