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This well-formed statuette of a hippopotamus demonstrates the Egyptian artist's appreciation for the natural world. It was molded in faience, a ceramic material made of ground quartz. Hippo's were linked to the goddess Tawaret, who was goddess of fertility, the opening and closing of Lotus flowers (as seen on the body) were sometimes used to denote fertility. This particular piece is from Amarna.

Unknown (Egyptian) Statuette of a Hippopotamus c. Faience The Metropolitan Museum of Art From the Museum: This well-formed statuette of a hippopotamus demonstrates the Egyptian.

Limoncello Cupcakes....lemon cupcakes with lemon curd filling and lemon buttercream.

NON-ALCOHOLIC Limoncello cupcakes (lemon cupcake base + lemon curd filling + lemon buttercream). NOTE: Limoncello is considered the national drink of Italy - If you prefer a non-alcoholic version just OMIT this little ingredient from the recipe:)