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Amulet of a monkey or a baboon

Faience, blue-green glaze. Figure in relief walking R. with stick in hand. Either a monkey or a baboon. Suspension ring missing.

Provenance

From Giza, Street 7000 opposite Ave. A. Nov. 25, 1924: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt; 1927: received by the MFA.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Late Period, 760–332 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Accession Number

27.1065

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets