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Group of Monkeys

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Limestone, pigment(?)
DATES ca. 1352-1336 B.C.E.
DYNASTY Dynasty 18
PERIOD New Kingdom, Amarna Period
DIMENSIONS 1 7/8 × 2 5/16 × 1 1/4 in. (4.8 × 5.8 × 3.1 cm)  (show scale)
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
ACCESSION NUMBER 37.616
CREDIT LINE Gift of the Egypt Exploration Society
RIGHTS STATEMENT
CAPTION Group of Monkeys, ca. 1352-1336 B.C.E. Limestone, pigment(?), 1 7/8 × 2 5/16 × 1 1/4 in. (4.8 × 5.8 × 3.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Egypt Exploration Society, 37.616 (Photo: , CUR.37.616_view01.jpg)
IMAGE overall, CUR.37.616_view01.jpg., 2019
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION A fragmentary group of two seated monkeys facing one another. They are knee to knee, and their tails are curled to the left of their bodies. Condition: Fragmentary. The nape of the neck, the right elbow, and the left upper arm and the legs remain of one of the monkeys; only the hind quarters and the legs remain of the monkey opposite. The back of one of the monkeys has the remains of what may be black paint.
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 <em>Group of Monkeys</em>, ca. 1352-1336 B.C.E. Limestone, pigment(?), 1 7/8 × 2 5/16 × 1 1/4 in. (4.8 × 5.8 × 3.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Egypt Exploration Society, 37.616 (Photo: , CUR.37.616_view01.jpg)