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Baboon Figurine

Period:
Ptolemaic or Roman Period
Date:
304 B.C.–A.D. 364
Geography:
From Egypt; Possibly from Middle Egypt, Tuna el-Gebel
Medium:
Body: wood, gesso, paint, gold leaf; eyes: ivory, glass
Dimensions:
H. 25.5 cm (10 1/16 in)
Credit Line:
Purchase, Fletcher Fund and The Guide Foundation Inc. Gift, 1966
Accession Number:
66.99.139
Not on view
Collection of Albert Gallatin, purchased by the Museum in 1966. Purchased by him from Maguid Sameda, September 1951.

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