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Inlay plaque of an ape

White glass inlay of a seated ape with paws resting on his knees.

Provenance

By 1964: Horace L. Mayer (d. 1968) collection; 1964: lent to the MFA by Mr. Mayer October 22, 1964; 1978: given to the MFA by Mrs. Mayer December 1, 1978.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Horace L. Mayer

Egyptian, Late Period, 664–332 B.C.

Accession Number

1978.545

Medium or Technique

Glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Function Unknown