Description Upper part of the upright standing hippopotamus goddess Taweret. Taweret was a protective goddess, especially for pregnant women, childbirth, and newborn children.
Provenance Dikran Kelekian, New York and Paris [date and mode of acquisition unknown] (?); Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1925 (?) [mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1925 (?)
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