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Baboon


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Description This stylized figure of a seated baboon shows a pronounced jaw and bulging eyes. There are geometric patterns on the base of the piece which was possibly used as a seal.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
10/08/1974Treatmentcleaned
11/01/1978Examinationexamined for exhibition
Exhibitions
  • Jewelry - Ancient to Modern. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1979-1980.
Provenance MacGregor Collection [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; MacGregor Sale, Sotheby, Wilkenson & Hodge, London, June 29, 1922, lot 708; Dikran Kelekian, New York and Paris [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1923, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1923

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Creator
Period
mid 4th millennium BC (Predynastic)
Medium
monkey molar
(Ivory & Bone)
Accession Number
71.526
Measurements
H: 11/16 x W: 3/8 (1.77 x 0.93 x 0.07 cm)
Geographies
  • Egypt (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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