Statuette of a Monkey
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
On View: Egypt Reborn: Art for Eternity, Ancient Middle Eastern Art, The Hagop Kevorkian Gallery, 3rd Floor
This monkey sits with outstretched legs, looking over one shoulder. He holds a tiny lidded vessel in his left hand. His eyes are inlaid with small blue beads, and the fur on his body is indicated by incised lines.1
Limestone, faience(?) beads
first half of 3rd millennium B.C.E.
2 1/8 x 2 x 1 3/4 in. (5.4 x 5.1 x 4.4 cm) (show scale)
Purchased with funds given by Shelby White
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Statuette of a Monkey, first half of 3rd millennium B.C.E. Limestone, faience(?) beads, 2 1/8 x 2 x 1 3/4 in. (5.4 x 5.1 x 4.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Purchased with funds given by Shelby White, 1991.3. Creative Commons-BY
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