Egyptian Faience Hedgehog

A remarkable Egyptian bright blue glassy faience hedgehog, intact.

Middle Kingdom, Dynasty XII, circa 1963-1862 BC

ht: 1 1/2 in. (3.3 cm.) length: 2 in. (5 cm.)

#2323

American collection of Mrs. Y., 2004. Previously, European private collection, 1967.

Published: Antiquarium Ltd.; Ancient Treasures XVI. (New York, 2017) p. 8 Antiquarium Ltd.; Ancient Treasures XII. (New York, 2014) p.13 Antiquarium Ltd.; Ancient Treasures. (New York, 2003) p.4

Comparanda: Droste zu Hülshoff, Vera von; Der Igel im alten Ägypten (Hildesheim, 1980) pp.131-135, taf.XI, nos.95-103 Brooklyn Museum, New York : acc. no. 65.2.1