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Hippopotamus

Replica Size: 20.5 x 10.5 x 7 cm
Replica: painted artificial stone
Original: faience, green blue glace, painted, 20.5x11x7.6 cm

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, 11th/12th dynasty, ca. 2000 B.C.
AEOS 4211

The Hippopotamus is shown together with the birds and flowers of its habitat. Hippopotamuses like this, made of glazed ceramic, were an essential com-ponent of a Pharaoh's grave goods. The Hippopotamus hunt symbolized the spiritual and worldly power of a ruler.

Article Nr.: 100000000010644-1027-0
€ 175.00 incl. VAT.
100000000010644-1027-0 F 8

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