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Amulet of a baboon

Squatting ape, nose missing and base broken and partly missing. Blue-green glaze.

Provenance

From Giza, in street G 7300, in fill south of mastaba G 7350. 1927: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 2 x 1.5 x 1.2 cm

Accession Number

27.1863

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets