A large Egyptian green-glazed faience amulet of Taweret, Late Period, c. 664 - 30 BC, the protective goddess of childbirth and fertility, depicted as a bipedal hippopotamus with leonine limbs. H: 1 4/5 in (4.6cm). Light deposits, suspension hole through plinth at shoulders. Ex collection of J.D.R. Fryer, UK.
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