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Baboon

Period:
Early Dynastic Period
Date:
ca. 3100–2900 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Saqqara
Medium:
Blue green glazed faience
Dimensions:
H. 5 cm (1 15/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1959
Accession Number:
59.109.5
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 101
Purchased by the Museum from Maguid Sameda, 1959.

Metropolitan Museum of Art 1975. "The New Egyptian Galleries." In The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, new series, vol. 33, no. 2 (Summer), p. 111 (fig.).

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