A Middle Kingdom limestone figure of an Hippopotamus

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A Middle Kingdom limestone figure of an Hippopotamus
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$ 8500.00

Description

A Middle Kingdom limestone figure of an hippopotamus. Standing on a rectangular base, beautifully carved with naturalistic details. The surface showing evidence of magnesium adhesion.

Ex: S. Kovar Collection, Collected in the 1930's.

Origin:

Middle Kingdom Period,  circa 2055 to 1650 B.C., Egypt

Dimensions:

10 x 6 cm

Condition:

Wear evident in fine condition.