Blue Egyptian Hippo Soft Toy


This blue Egyptian hippo soft toy is perfect for all ages, making it a timeless addition to any collection.

This colourful plush toy is inspired by an ancient Egyptian figurine, made in the 12th Dynasty (c.1961-1878 BC) it was placed with another in a tomb. Measuring just 11.2cm in height and 20cm in length, the original bright, blue faience hippopotamus figurine was decorated with vegetal motifs symbolising regeneration – open and closed lotus flowers, buds, and leaves. In ancient Egypt hippos were identified with the goddess Taweret, believed to bring luck and protection.

Filled with recycled stuffing.

Materials: Recycled materials

Dimensions: 22 x 17.4 x 18cm