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Baboon

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 12, late–13 to 1700 B.C.
Date:
ca. 1850–1700 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht North, Tomb of Senwosret (758), inside, Pit 805, MMA excavations, 1907–08
Medium:
Faience
Dimensions:
H. 7.6 cm (3 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1908
Accession Number:
08.200.35
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 113
Excavated by the Egyptian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds.

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