This is a pregnant hippo amulet, representative of the goddess Tawaret.
It is from Egypt but the exact location is unknown. Tawaret was the goddess who protected women during childbirth. She was a household deity, with no temple dedicated to her, but some form of shrine in almost every house. Many women would have carried an amulet like this to gain her help. This is a pregnant hippo amulet, representative of the goddess Tawaret. It is made from faience. We do not know how old this object is.