Amulet of a monkey or a baboon
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street 7000 opposite Ave. A
Height: 1.7 cm (11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Faience, blue-green glaze. Figure in relief walking R. with stick in hand. Either a monkey or a baboon. Suspension ring missing.
From Giza, Street 7000 opposite Ave. A. Nov. 25, 1924: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt; 1927: received by the MFA.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition