Sandstone carving of the Egyptian Goddess Taweret (Tauert), a pregnant hippopotamus in profile who protected pregnant woman and infants, with hieroglyphics to the top including an ankh. Light earthen patina. New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty.
7 ¾" x 7"
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Homo Habilis stone hand axe. Fits easily into the palm with indented area for the thumb. These tools were likely used to cut plants or meat but may have also served as weapons when hunting animals for food. Most tools were clearly intended to be used by the bare hands although some were fitted to wooden handles. Great Rift Valley, Africa.
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