Statuette of a baboon
Early Dynastic Period, probably Dynasty 1–2
Findspot: Egypt, Hierakonpolis, Main Deposit
Height: 8.3 cm (3 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Faience, pale blue-green glaze
Egypt: Pre-Dynastic and Dynastic (Gallery 105A)
Green glaze, surface much worn.
From Hierakonpolis, Main Deposit. 1898: Excavated by J. E. Quibell for the Egyptian Research Account, given to the MFA by the Egyptian Research Account.
(Accession date: November 1, 1898)
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