Group of a Monkey Driving a Chariot
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 1352-1336 B.C.E.
New Kingdom, Amarna Period
3 3/8 x 1 1/8 x 3 15/16 in. (8.5 x 2.8 x 10 cm) (show scale)
Gift of the Egypt Exploration Society
Limestone group of a monkey driving a chariot. The piece is unfinished being roughly blocked out. The back and one side have been outlined in black paint or ink though much of this is now worn away. There were apparently going to be two lions(?) drawing the chariot.
Condition: Surface considerably chipped and worn.
This item is not on view
Group of a Monkey Driving a Chariot, ca. 1352-1336 B.C.E. Limestone, pigment, 3 3/8 x 1 1/8 x 3 15/16 in. (8.5 x 2.8 x 10 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Egypt Exploration Society, 36.885. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.36.885_NegA_print_bw.jpg)
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