Statuette of Seated Cynocephalus Ape (Baboon)
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 3100-2800 B.C.E.
I Dynasty (probably)
Early Dynastic Period
This item is not on view
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Statuette of Seated Cynocephalus Ape (Baboon), ca. 3100-2800 B.C.E. Faience, 1 7/8 x 1 7/16 in. (4.8 x 3.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 57.165.7. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.57.165.7_NegA_print_bw.jpg)
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Statuette of a seated cynocephalus ape (baboon) in blue-green faience. Frontal, hands resting on knees, head tiled upwards slightly. Presumably a votive offering of well-known early type.
Condition: Complete but glaze heavily chipped especially on back and right side.
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