Amulet of a baboon

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street G 7300

Dimensions

Overall: 2 x 1.5 x 1.2 cm

Accession Number

27.1863

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Squatting ape, nose missing and base broken and partly missing. Blue-green glaze.

Provenance

From Giza, in street G 7300, in fill south of mastaba G 7350. 1927: excavated by the Harvard University–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