Scaraboid engraved with standing Taweret, the hippo god.
Taweret has the body of a hippo, the legs of a lion, and the face of a hippo or crocodile. She was protective to pregnant women
Size: 1.4 cm L - 9/16 inch
Culture: Egypt, c. 1700 B.C.
Condition: Intact - some overcleaning in the depiction of the goddess
Provenance: Private “intaglios and seals” collection of an English lady, formed in the 1960s-1990s.
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- Ancient Egyptian
- Scarab with Standing Hippo Taweret
- Century/ Timeframe
- c. 1700 B.C.
- Good Condition, See Photo