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Statue of a Monkey with Young
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Statue of a Monkey with Young


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Description The small statuette represents a seated female monkey with one of its young on its lap. Its left hand rests on the left upright leg, and with its right hand it eats a fruit. Monkeys were popular in Egypt and were depicted in tomb paintings as companions of the people in the fields, as well as musicians and dancers.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
9/15/1959Treatmentcleaned
8/19/1998Examinationsurvey
Provenance Dikran Kelekian, New York and Paris [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1909, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1909

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Period
ca. 1400-1250 BC (New Kingdom)
Medium
bronze
(Metal)
Accession Number
54.392
Measurements
1 15/16 x 1 7/16 x 1 1/4 in. (5 x 3.6 x 3.2 cm); mount: 1 7/16 x 1 7/8 x 1 13/16 in. (3.7 x 4.8 x 4.7 cm)
Geographies
  • Egypt (Place of Origin)

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