Description Taweret, the "Great [female] One," was represented as a pregnant hippopotamus with lion paws and a crocodile tail. She was one of the most popular protective deities of ancient Egypt, being responsible for pregnant women and small children.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1930 [mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1930
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