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Group of Two Apes Kissing

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Limestone, pigment
  • Place Excavated: Tell el Amarna
    PERIOD New Kingdom, Amarna Period
    DIMENSIONS 2 1/8 × 11/16 × 2 3/8 in. (5.4 × 1.7 × 6.1 cm)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 25.886.10
    CREDIT LINE Gift of the Egypt Exploration Society
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Limestone group of two apes kissing. Pierced through center. Extensive paint remains of red paint. In the original, the subject was interpreted as "Ape Feeding from Barrel".
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