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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
Glaze
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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