|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.