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Figurine of a squatting monkey (?)

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Squatting figure with hands on ground in front. Base and lower part of back dark blue, rest light blue glazed. Head, hands, and front of base missing.

Provenance

From Bersha, Tomb 13A.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, 1991–1783 B.C.

Object Place

Deir el-Bersha, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 4.2 x 4 cm (1 5/8 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.394

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture