A LATE PERIOD FAIENCE FIGURE OF TAWERET
dynasty xxvi-xxx, 664-343 b.c.
Combining elements of a hippopotamus, woman, and crocodile, depicted standing with pendulant breasts, her wide open mouth baring teeth and tongue, wearing a tripartite striated wig and broad collar, both hands held alongside her swollen lower abdomen, a suspension loop in back
31/8 in. (7.9 cm) high