Statuette of a baboon

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


Findspot: Egypt, Hierakonpolis

Dimensions

Overall: 5 cm (1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.1722

Medium or Technique

Faience

On View

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

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Provenance

From Hierakonpolis. 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