Amulet of a baboon
New Kingdom (?)
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, S 563, 2E
Overall: 4.1cm (1 5/8in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Steatite. Seated monkey, elbows on knees, hands to face. Back of head missing.
From Semna, S563, 2E. March 15, 1924: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition