<em>Amulet in the Form of Long-Nosed Baboon</em>, ca. 1938-1700 B.C.E. Amethyst, 13/16 x 7/8 x 1 7/8 in. (2 x 2.3 x 4.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 66.171.2. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.66.171.2_erg2.jpg)

Amulet in the Form of Long-Nosed Baboon

Medium: Amethyst

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1938-1700 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 13/16 x 7/8 x 1 7/8 in. (2 x 2.3 x 4.7 cm)

Collections:

Museum Location: Brooklyn Museum, BMA, 3MZM12, 31-TOP

Exhibitions:

Accession Number: 66.171.2

Image: CUR.66.171.2_erg2.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Amethyst head of a long-nosed baboon with indication of nostrils and mouth incised. Loop worked out at back of head. Completely flat underneath. Highly polished. Probably an amulet or a pendant. Condition: Perfect.

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