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A WALLOW IN THE REALMS
OF THE BLUE HIPPOPOTAMUS

Books featuring Egyptian Blue Hippos

  • Bourriau, Janine Pharoahs & Mortals: Egyptian Art in the Middle Kingdom (CUP 1988)
  • Grant, Joan The Blue Faience Hippopotamus (New York: Green Tiger Press 1984)
  • Liebling, R. & others Timeline of Culture in the Nile Valley & its relationship to Other World Cultures (Rudolph de Harak & Assocs. Inc. 1983)
  • Nicholson, Paul T. Egyptian Faience & Glass (Shire Egyptology 1993)
  • Goldin, Diana & Heckel, Inge A Tale of Two Williams (New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art 1977). William and his blue stuffed hippopotamus take a fanciful trip through the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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Blue Hippo: Heads or Tails?

This web page complements a small article of the same title, reproduced in 'Inscriptions' Volume 8 (p. 8), the Newsletter of the Friends of the Egypt Centre, Swansea [August 2001 PDF]. It is primarily designed to direct the reader to further sites about the modelled blue faience hippopotamus of Ancient Egypt. A select bibliography of related works has also been included.

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