This replica of an Egyptian limestone statuette from the Middle Kingdom period depicts a pair of copulating frogs. Although the Egyptians were keen observes of nature, it seems they were unaware of the connection between copulation and birth. The annual appearance of tadpoles after the inundation of the Nile was seen as a spontaneous phenomenon. The frog thus came to symbolize regeneration, and frog amulets were placed in tombs.
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