Roman Period or later(?)
after 30 B.C.
Length x height: 2.7 x 1.5 cm (1 1/16 x 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Gold amulet in the form of a standing hippopotamus on a flat base.
By 1913: Julia Cunningham (Mrs William) Lawrence collection; 1913: loaned to the MFA by Mrs. William Lawrence, November 21, 1913; 1927: returned by the MFA, November 16, 1927; given to the MFA by Mr. William Lawrence and his children in memory of Julia Cunningham Lawrence.
(Accession Date: December 8, 1927)
Gift of William Lawrence and his children in memory of Julia Cunningham Lawrence