William the Faience Hippopotamus

From Meir, Tomb B3. Twelfth Dynasty, c. 1961—1878 BCE. Faience, height 4 7/16″ (11.2 centimeters). Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

 

 

Fish-Shaped Perfume Bottle

From Akhetaten (present-day Tell el-Amarna). Eighteenth Dynasty, c. 1353-1336 BCE. Core-formed glass, length 5 3/4″ (14.5 centimeters). British Museum, London.

 

 

Khan Academy Articles

A Bottle and A toy: Ordinary Objects From Daily Life

Hippopotamus  

 

Metropolitan Museum Article

William the Hippo: Celebrating 100 Years at The Met

 

Ancient History Encyclopedia Article

Faience

 

Electrum Magazine

Ancient Egyptian Tilapia Fish Story