Amulet of a cynocephalus ape

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis

Dimensions

Height x width: 2.7 x 1.2 cm (1 1/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

86.188

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Much worn and broken; chipped in back; suspension ring on back of head; encrusted with brown

Provenance

From Naukratis. 1885: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; October 28, 1885: voted to the MFA at EEF general meeting; sent over February 1886. (Accession date: January 1, 1886)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription