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Monkey

Head of a monkey, blue faience with black decoration, broken at neck.

Provenance

From Kumma, K IV: 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, 1550–1070 B.C.

Findspot

Kumma, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 2.2 x 3.5 cm (7/8 x 1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.1935

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture