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Amulet of a baboon

Steatite. Seated monkey, elbows on knees, hands to face. Back of head missing.

Provenance

From Semna, S563, 2E. March 15, 1924: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, New Kingdom (?),

Findspot

Semna, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

27.904a

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets