Figure of a baboon
Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 1
Findspot: Egypt, Abydos, Temple M 69
Height x width x depth: 9 x 2.4 x 6.5 cm (3 9/16 x 15/16 x 2 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Out on Loan
On display at Houston Museum of Natural Science, TX, May 17, 2013 – June 30, 2018
Faience figure of a baboon with green glaze. It is seated. Much of the glaze is gone.
From Abydos, temple M 69. 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)
Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription