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Statuette of a baboon

Green glaze, surface much worn.

Provenance

From Hierakonpolis, Main Deposit. 1898: Excavated by J. E. Quibell for the Egyptian Research Account, given to the MFA by the Egyptian Research Account. (Accession date: November 1, 1898)

Credit Line

Egyptian Research Account by subscription

Egyptian, Early Dynastic Period, probably Dynasty 1–2, 2960–2649 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Findspot

Hierakonpolis, Egypt

Accession Number

98.1009

Medium or Technique

Faience, pale blue-green glaze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture