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Model boat with hippopotamus

ref. : en.1139.2014 | 5 September 2014 | by Francis Leveque
pierre calcaire | XIXe - XVIIIe century BC
Itchaouy (Lisht), Egypte (Haute Egypte) ( Egypte )
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This painted limestone appears to be missing a hippo on a boat. It comes from the north of Lisht, Memphite region, cemetery south of pyramid below house A1:2.

It is dated to the XIIth or XIIIth Dynasty, 1850-1750 BC. It comes from Rogers Fund and Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1922.