Wooden figure of two hippopotami, Taweret, standing upright, back to back, both pot-bellied, forelegs missing, features crudely modelled, broken at top.
- Found/Acquired: Egypt
- Height: 13.2 centimetres
- Width: 4.4 centimetres
G. Pinch, Votive offerings to Hathor (Oxford 1993), p.292.
fair (incomplete and cracked)
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
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Object reference number: YCA2405
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