Relief depicting fishing with a net and harpooning a hippopotamus, from the Tomb of Princess Idut, Old Kingdom, c.2330 BC
Egyptian 6th Dynasty (c.2350-2200 BC). Medium: painted limestone. Date: 24th Century BC. Peche au haveneau et harponnage d'un hippopotame; Provenance: Saqqara, Egypt / Giraudon. Photographic Rights held by The Bridgeman Art Library.