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Group of Seated Monkeys

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Limestone, pigment (modern)
  • Place Made: Egypt
  • DATES ca. 1352-1336 B.C.E., and later
    DYNASTY late Dynasty 18 (possibly), and later
    PERIOD New Kingdom (possibly), with modern additions
    DIMENSIONS 2 1/4 × 5/8 × 1 15/16 in. (5.7 × 1.6 × 4.9 cm)  (show scale)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 53.77
    CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION 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)
    IMAGE overall, CUR.53.77_view01.jpg., 2019
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION 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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     <em>Group of Seated Monkeys</em>, 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)