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Blue Hippos

There are Around 50 to 60 Blue Faience Hippopotamus Statuettes That Survived Ancient Egypt. Due to the Danger Hippos Pose in the Wild, the Legs of the Statuettes were Snapped Off Before Placing Them in Tombs to Prevent the Hippos from Eating the Souls of the Dead.

A famous statuette in Ancient Egyptian art was the blue faience hippopotamus. It was thought to have positive qualities associated with fertility and rebirth by the Ancient Egyptians. Little hippopotamus statuettes were also discovered among the objects buried in tombs. They are now found worldwide, ranging in length from 9 to 23 centimeters. But did …

There are Around 50 to 60 Blue Faience Hippopotamus Statuettes That Survived Ancient Egypt. Due to the Danger Hippos Pose in the Wild, the Legs of the Statuettes were Snapped Off Before Placing Them in Tombs to Prevent the Hippos from Eating the Souls of the Dead. Read More »

Slouch Hat

The Slouch Hat is the Iconic Australian Hat Bent Up on One Side to Allow the Armed Forces to Maneuver Rifles On and Off Their Shoulders without Hitting the Hat’s Brim.

The Victorian Mounted Rifles first wore the slouch hat in 1885. It was originally worn with the right side looped up to make marching and performing certain commands easier. It is known to be the trademark of the Australian Army. But do you know what was the purpose of the slouch hat? The iconic Australian …

The Slouch Hat is the Iconic Australian Hat Bent Up on One Side to Allow the Armed Forces to Maneuver Rifles On and Off Their Shoulders without Hitting the Hat’s Brim. Read More »