Ointment vessel in the shape of two baboons holding a jar
ca. 1800–1550 B.C.
From Egypt; Said to be from Northern Upper Egypt, Girga (Thinis)
h. 9.8 cm (3 7/8 in)
Rogers Fund, 1912
Not on view
Purchased in Cairo from Nicolas Tano, 1912.
Hayes, William C. 1953. Scepter of Egypt I: A Background for the Study of the Egyptian Antiquities in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Part I: From the Earliest Times to the End of the Middle Kingdom. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 244.