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Faience Figurine - The Virtual Egyptian Antiquity Museum



 

 

During the Middle Kingdom the hippopotamus appeared in the form of small faience sculptures


 

During the Middle Kingdom the hippopotamus appeared in the form of small faience sculptures. They were the colour of the water -blue or green- and decorated with lotus blossom and other water plants. Cairo, Egyptian Museum.

 

 

Last Updated: June 14th, 2011

 

 

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