Group of Seated Monkeys
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
Limestone, pigment (modern)
ca. 1352-1336 B.C.E., and later
late Dynasty 18 (possibly), and later
New Kingdom (possibly), with modern additions
2 1/4 × 5/8 × 1 15/16 in. (5.7 × 1.6 × 4.9 cm) (show scale)
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Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Group of Seated Monkeys, ca. 1352-1336 B.C.E., and later. Limestone, pigment (modern), 2 1/4 × 5/8 × 1 15/16 in. (5.7 × 1.6 × 4.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 53.77. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , CUR.53.77_view01.jpg)
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Soft limestone group of seated monkey with hands to mouth and, in front, a smaller monkey in same pose. Compact, pyramidal composition, rough work. Bodies painted light green, flesh dark red, eyes black with scattered circles of red paint on bodies. Belt and collar painted on larger monkey.
Condition: Intact. Some paint worn.
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