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Statuette of a baboon

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Provenance

From Hierakonpolis. 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, Dynasty 1–2, 2960–2649 B.C.

Findspot

Hierakonpolis, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 5 cm (1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.1722

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture