Vessel fragment in the shape of a monkey's head

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
2400–2250 B.C.


Dimensions

Overall: 3 x 2.3 x 2.2 cm (1 3/16 x 7/8 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

1995.95

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Fragment of bowl rim in the form of a monkey’s head.

Provenance

By 1975: collection of Prof. William Kelly Simpson; 1975: lent to the MFA; 1995: given to the MFA by Prof. Simpson.

(Accession date: May 24, 1995)

Credit Line

Gift of William Kelly Simpson in memory of Dows Dunham