Egyptian Hippo Pin Badge

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A pin badge with a design inspired by ancient Egyptian blue hippos.

The badge is part of a range accompanying the British Museum exhibition Hieroglyphs: unlocking ancient Egypt.

This pin badge is made from metal with inlaid enamel and is inspired by blue earthenware hippo ornaments which were found in ancient Egyptian tombs. In ancient Egypt, hippopotami were associated with the goddess Taweret, and were believed to bring luck and protection.

A charming souvenir for an animal lover.

  • Product Code: CMCN539490
  • Product Weight: 0.01Kg
  • Dimensions: H1.5 x W2cm
  • Exhibition: Hieroglyphs: unlocking ancient Egypt
  • Material: Metal, enamel
  • Postage Weight: 0.10 Kg

A pin badge with a design inspired by ancient Egyptian blue hippos.

The badge is part of a range accompanying the British Museum exhibition Hieroglyphs: unlocking ancient Egypt.

This pin badge is made from metal with inlaid enamel and is inspired by blue earthenware hippo ornaments which were found in ancient Egyptian tombs. In ancient Egypt, hippopotami were associated with the goddess Taweret, and were believed to bring luck and protection.

A charming souvenir for an animal lover.

  • Product Code: CMCN539490
  • Product Weight: 0.01Kg
  • Dimensions: H1.5 x W2cm
  • Exhibition: Hieroglyphs: unlocking ancient Egypt
  • Material: Metal, enamel
  • Postage Weight: 0.10 Kg
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