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Plastic Camel and Rider Toy



1.181 x 0.866 x 1.969 in. (3 x 2.2 x 5 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 2017.10.106
Geography: Africa, Asia, or Europe
Classification: Toys and Games; Toys; Figurines
Collection: Naukratis Project 1977-1983
Findspot: Unknown, Egypt. Context: ? Date: Unknown

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  • Camelus - Members of a genus of even-toed ungulates containing two living species and several extinct species. Living members have a humped back, short tail, long slim legs, and long neck that dips downward and rises to a small narrow head, an upper lip that is split into two sections that move independently. The Arabian camel species has a single hump, and the Bactrian camel species has two humps.
  • equestrians - People who ride horses.
  • plastic - A general term for any of a large and varied class of natural or synthetic organic materials that can be molded, extruded, or cast when soft or liquid, and then set into a rigid or slightly elastic form. Natural plastics include tree resins, beeswax, gutta-percha, horn, and clay. Synthetic plastics were first made in the 19th century. Plastics are used widely in manufacturing.
  • toys - Scottish headdresses of linen or wool with flaps which extend to the shoulders; formerly worn by elderly women of the lower classes.

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