Figurine for moulding and decorating Hippopotamus - Mako Moulages
1 Figurine for moulding and decorating
This bright blue, frozen Hippo Egyptian earthenware in the attitude of the market, seems to slip in the wave in the middle of the aquatic plants which it is decorated. Its excellent state of conservation and its large size make it an exceptional object. We know that it dates back to the seventeenth dynasty, at the end of the second intermediate period.
The hippopotamus was buried in the tomb with the funerary furniture. So he had a function within the burial. As submerged in water, the Hippo suggests the representation of the essential swamp, the Noun: the hippopotamus statuette filed near the Mummy has to function to announce the revival of the dead.
The box contains:
1 mould Hippopotamus in latex
1 set of 6 mini paint cups (Pearly blue turquoise, yellow, black, white, green, red)
1 bag of plaster
Age From 5 years old
Made in France