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Egyptian miniature gold amulet  of Thoueris, EGYPTIAN MINIATURE GOLD AMULET OF THOUERIS

The hippopotamus goddess called upon for help by expectant mothers.

Late Period, ca. 715-30 BC

H. 5/8 in. (1.5 cm.)

Ex Monnier Collection, Paris; M.W. collection, Ferndale, Michigan, acquired from Royal-Athena in July 1996.

On loan to Ball State Univ. Art Museum; George Mason Univ.; Fitchburg Art Museum, 1997-2015.

Published: J. Eisenberg, Art of the Ancient World, vol. IX (1997), no. 221.

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