<em>Statuette of Seated Cynocephalus Ape (Baboon)</em>, ca. 3100-2800 B.C.E. Faience, 1 7/8 x 1 7/16 in. (4.8 x 3.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 57.165.7. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.57.165.7_NegA_print_bw.jpg)

Statuette of Seated Cynocephalus Ape (Baboon)

Medium: Faience

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 3100-2800 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 1 7/8 x 1 7/16 in. (4.8 x 3.6 cm)


Accession Number: 57.165.7

Image: CUR.57.165.7_NegA_print_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Statuette of a seated cynocephalus ape (baboon) in blue-green faience. Frontal, hands resting on knees, head tiled upwards slightly. Presumably a votive offering of well-known early type. Condition: Complete but glaze heavily chipped especially on back and right side.

Brooklyn Museum