Statuette of a baboon

Egyptian
Early Dynastic Period, probably Dynasty 1–2
2960–2649 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Hierakonpolis, Main Deposit

Dimensions

Height: 8.3 cm (3 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

98.1009

Medium or Technique

Faience, pale blue-green glaze

On View

Egypt: Pre-Dynastic and Dynastic (Gallery 105A)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Green glaze, surface much worn.

Provenance

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)

Credit Line

Egyptian Research Account by subscription