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Baboon statuette

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Limestone figurine of a squatting baboon with hands resting on his knees.

Provenance

Said to be from Thebes (Karnak). 1903: purchased for the MFA from Mohamed Mohassib, Luxor, Egypt by Albert M. Lythgoe for £8. Acquired with funds from the Emily Esther Sears Fund. (Accessioned on: January 1, 1903)

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund

Egyptian, Late Period, Dynasty 26, 664–525 B.C.

Dimensions

Height: 10.5 cm (4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

03.1558

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture