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Hippopotamus statue. Probably from a sanctuary at Abydos.

Black granite with white spots. Early Dynastic period, ca. 3000 BC.. Unique because of its large size. The animalís strength is indicated in the naturalistic head.

 
 
 
 
 
     
     
                    
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