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A fan favorite among A Hundred Ravens’ customers.This well-formed statuette of a hippopotamus (popularly called William) demonstrates the Egyptian artist’s appreciation for the natural world. It was molded in faience, a ceramic material made of ground quartz. Beneath the blue-green glaze, the body was painted with the outlines of river plants, symbolizing the marshes in which the animal lived. -The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Weight 100 g
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