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A large Egyptian faience amulet of Taweret, Late Period, c. 664 - 30 BC, the goddess of pregnancy and childbirth is depicted as a bipedal Hippopotamus with human arms, leonine legs and a crocodile's tail standing on integral base with good detail. H: 2 in (5 cm). Light deposits and remnants of blue-green glaze. Ex Michigan private collection acquired in the mid-1980's from Ancient World Arts, New York.


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Large Egyptian faience amulet of Taweret, Late Period

Estimate $300 - $400
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