Pair of Monkeys
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 1352-1336 B.C.E.
New Kingdom, Amarna Period
3 1/8 × 1 1/4 × 1 1/2 in. (7.9 × 3.2 × 3.8 cm) (show scale)
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Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Pair of Monkeys, ca. 1352-1336 B.C.E. Limestone, pigment, 3 1/8 × 1 1/4 × 1 1/2 in. (7.9 × 3.2 × 3.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 34.1183c. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , CUR.34.1183a_34.1183b_34.1183c_34.1183d_view01.jpg)
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Small limestone sculpture of a mother ape sitting and clasping a young ape to her breast. The mother looks straight ahead, the young to one side. Extensive remains of red paint.
Condition, minor chips on base.
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