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Fragment of a faience figure of a hippopotamus.: E.277.1939

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Current Location: Gallery 19


Fragment of a faience figure of a hippopotamus.




Hippopotamus head

Measurements and weight

Length: 7.5 cm

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1939) by Hornblower, G. D., OBE


Middle Kingdom
-2055 - -1650

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Identification numbers

Accession number: E.277.1939
Primary reference Number: 53973
Oldadmincategory: FG
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Antiquities

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