PROPERTY OF PROFESSOR AND MRS. SID PORT
LATE PERIOD TO PTOLEMAIC PERIOD, 664-30 B.C.
AN EGYPTIAN GREEN STONE FIGURE OF TAWERET
Late Period to Ptolemaic Period, 664-30 B.C.
The composite goddess with hippopotamus body, pendulant human breasts, and crocodile's tail, standing on her hind-legs supporting the sign for protection with her fore-paws, wearing a tripartite striated wig, her mouth open revealing her teeth and protruding tongue, a cobra circlet on her head serving to hold a now-missing attribute, the underside of the base incised with a grid pattern
2 9/16 in. (6.5 cm) high