Amulet of a Hippopotamus

A work made of limestone.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

Image actions

  • A work made of limestone.

Date:

Predynastic Period, Naqada II–III (about 3500–3000 BC)

Artist:

Egyptian

About this artwork

Currently Off View

Ancient and Byzantine Art

Artist

Ancient Egyptian

Title

Amulet of a Hippopotamus

Origin

Egypt

Date

3500 BC–3000 BC

Medium

Limestone

Dimensions

5.7 × 3.2 × 2.2 cm (2 1/4 × 1 1/2 × 7/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Henry H. Getty, Charles L. Hutchinson, and Norman W. Harris

Reference Number

1894.642

Extended information about this artwork

Object information is a work in progress and may be updated as new research findings emerge. To help improve this record, please email .

Share

Sign up for our enewsletter to receive updates.

Learn more

Image actions

Share