Ape

Egyptian
Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 1
2960–2770 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Abydos, Abydos Temple (level 109), M198-200

Dimensions

Height x width: 4 x 2.5 cm (1 9/16 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

03.1725

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Faience ape with green glaze. Most of the glaze is gone. It is very worn.

Provenance

From Abydos Temple (level 109), M198-200. 1903: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt, received by the MFA through subscription to the Egypt Exploration Fund. (Accession Date: January 1, 1903)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription