Figurine of a squatting ape (?)
Middle Kingdom, early Dynasty 12
Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 19B
Height: 7 cm (2 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Squatting figure on a black and red base. Traces of paint on figure: yellow body with black and black wig. Head and knees broken off. Possibly an ape.
From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 19, pit B. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition