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Monkey figure

Crouched figure of a seated monkey.

Provenance

From Uronarti, Room 48. 1928: 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, Middle or New Kingdom,

Findspot

Uronarti, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Height x width: 4.2 x 2.4 cm (1 5/8 x 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

28.1694

Medium or Technique

Sandstone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture