Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
This monkey sits with outstretched legs, looking over one shoulder. He holds a tiny lidded vessel in his left hand. His eyes are inlaid with small blue beads, and the fur on his body is indicated by incised lines.1
Limestone, faience (?)
first half of 3rd millennium B.C.E.
2 1/8 x 2 x 1 3/4 in. (5.4 x 5.1 x 4.4 cm) (show scale)
Purchased with funds given by Shelby White
This item is not on view
Seated Monkey, first half of 3rd millennium B.C.E. Limestone, faience (?), 2 1/8 x 2 x 1 3/4 in. (5.4 x 5.1 x 4.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Purchased with funds given by Shelby White, 1991.3. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1991.3_front_PS2.jpg)
front, 1991.3_front_PS2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2009
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