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Inlay plaque of an ape

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


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.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Unclassifiable objects, Function Unknown