Vase in the Shape of Mother Monkey with Her Young

Period: Old Kingdom
Dynasty: Dynasty 6
Reign: reign of Merenre I
Date: ca. 2255–2246 B.C.
Geography: From Egypt
Medium: Travertine (Egyptian alabaster), paint, resin and pigment
Dimensions: h. 18.6 cm (7 5/16 in); w. 6.5 cm (2 9/16 in); d. 7.6 cm (3 in)
Credit Line: Theodore M. Davis Collection, Bequest of Theodore M. Davis, 1915
Accession Number: 30.8.134

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