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A handsome Egyptian blue-glazed faience amulet of Taweret, the protective goddess of childbirth and fertility, depicted as a bipedal hippopotamus with leonine limbs, wearing a plumed headdress with solar disk and horns. Nicely detailed with attractive blue-green glaze. H: 1 1/2 in (3.9cm). Ex North Yorkshire, UK private collection.


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Egyptian blue-glazed faience amulet of Taweret