Statue of a baboon
This stone statue of a baboon, is in an unfinished condition, or is possibly a fake. If genuine, it dates to the New Kingdom or later. Baboons were kept as pets, but were also sacred to the god Thoth.
Anonymous. 1996. The face of Egypt: Swansea Festival exhibition: 5 October 1996–5 January 1997. Swansea: Glynn Vivian Art Gallery. [Cat. 85]
- Last modified: 23 Oct 2020