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Figurine of a monkey

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Model ape(?), remains of decoration in black; head broken off

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, debris between Tombs 13 and 20. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom,

Findspot

Deir el-Bersha, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 5.6 x 2.7 x 4.5 cm (2 3/16 x 1 1/16 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

15-5-442

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture