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Pair of Monkeys

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Limestone, pigment
  • Possible Place Made: Tell el-Amarna, Egypt
  • DATES ca. 1352-1336 B.C.E.
    DYNASTY Dynasty 18
    PERIOD New Kingdom, Amarna Period
    DIMENSIONS 3 1/8 × 1 1/4 × 1 1/2 in. (7.9 × 3.2 × 3.8 cm)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Small limestone sculpture of a mother ape sitting and clasping a young ape to her breast. The mother looks straight ahead, the young to one side. Extensive remains of red paint. Condition, minor chips on base.
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