<em>Game Piece in Form of an Ape</em>, ca. 1539-1390 B.C.E. Faience, 1 7/8 x 1 1/8 in. (4.7 x 2.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 36.125. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , CUR.09.879_36.125_erg456.jpg)

Game Piece in Form of an Ape

Medium: Faience

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1539-1390 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 1 7/8 x 1 1/8 in. (4.7 x 2.8 cm)


Museum Location: Egyptian Orientation Gallery, 3rd Floor


Accession Number: 36.125

Image: CUR.09.879_36.125_erg456.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Small figure of cynocephalus ape in brilliant blue faience. He is squatting on a low plinth of darker blue and clasps each knee with his hand. Texture of his fur and details of his body are indicated in darker blue. Condition: perfect but for a few spots where the firing was faulty.

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