Statuette of a Seated Cynocephalus Ape
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
Early Dynastic Period
2 7/8 x Diam. 1 3/8 in. (7.3 x 3.5 cm) (show scale)
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Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Statuette of a Seated Cynocephalus Ape. Limestone, 2 7/8 x Diam. 1 3/8 in. (7.3 x 3.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 58.32.2. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.58.32.2_NegL104_45_print_bw.jpg)
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White limestone figure of an ape, seated on a circular base. Frontal, conventional pose with hands (originally) on knees, tail curved to right. Phallus was of another material (copper?) and separately inserted. Fine work.
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