Amulet of a hippopotamus
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street G 7600, E of mastaba G 7650
Overall: 1.7 cm (11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This is a recumbent hippopotamus amulet. The amulet is pierced.
From Egypt, Giza Street G 7600, E of mastaba G 7650.1929: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition