Amulet of a squatting baboon
Height: 1.2 cm (1/2 in.)
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This blue faience amulet represents a baboon. Amulets of squatting baboons were associated with Thoth, the patron deity of scribes. Baboons were also associated with the sun and moon
By 1902: Mrs. S.D. Warren Collection; 1902: Given by the Estate of Mrs. S. D. Warren to the MFA.
Gift of the Estate of Mrs. Samuel D. Warren