Aztec. <em>Head of a Monkey</em>, ca. 1440-1521. Stone, 3 x 4 1/2 x 3 3/4in. (7.6 x 11.4 x 9.5cm). Brooklyn Museum, Carll H. de Silver Fund, 38.44. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 38.44_front_view1_acetate_bw.jpg)

Head of a Monkey


Medium: Stone

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1440-1521

Dimensions: 3 x 4 1/2 x 3 3/4in. (7.6 x 11.4 x 9.5cm)


Accession Number: 38.44

Image: 38.44_front_view1_acetate_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
A dark grey stone head of a monkey whose eyes and mouth are shown open and whose tongue is sticking out. All the features are clearly defined through the carving and smooth finish. The sculpture is concave on the underside of the neck. Condition: good

Brooklyn Museum