<em>Small Standing Hippopotamus</em>. Ivory, 1 x 1 13/16 in. (2.5 x 4.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of John Tano, 50.62. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.50.62_NegA_bw.jpg)

Small Standing Hippopotamus

Medium: Ivory

Dimensions: 1 x 1 13/16 in. (2.5 x 4.6 cm)


Accession Number: 50.62

Image: CUR.50.62_NegA_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Small ivory standing hippopotamus. Eyes and ears in raised relief. Tail not indicated. Each pair of legs carved as single mass with central piercing seemingly for suspension of attachment to a support. Condition: Left side of face chipped, rear chipped. Some cracks on body.

Brooklyn Museum