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Title
Head of a Hippopotamus
Work Type
Head, Hippopotamus
Date
ca. 1390-1352 B.C.
Location
From, Egypt
Material
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster) with traces of gesso and red pigment
Period
New Kingdom
Dynasty 18
reign of Amenhotep III
Measurements
H. 14 cm (5 1/2 in); W. 12.2 cm (4 13/16 in); D. from back to jaw 15.2 cm (6 in)
Source
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Credit Line
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Purchase, Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, Lila Acheson Wallace Gift, Gift of Henry Walters, by exchange, Ludlow Bull Fund, Beatrice Cooper Gift, and funds from various donors, 1997
Rights
The person who associated a work with this deed has dedicated the work to the public domain by waiving all of his or her rights to the work worldwide under copyright law, including all related and neighboring rights, to the extent allowed by law. You can copy, modify, distribute and perform the work, even for commercial purposes, all without asking permission. This image was provided by The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Contact information: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10028,
License
Use of this image is in accordance with the applicable Terms & Conditions
File Properties
File Name
MMA_1997.375_02.jpg
SSID
18391612

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