Statue of an animal



Accession Number
EC523
Current Location
In storage
Object Type
Sculpture, Statue
Period
Predynastic Period
Material
Stone/minerals (Limestone)
Provenance
Egypt
Number of Elements
1
Animal
Monkey/baboon

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Description

Limestone sculpture of anthropomorphic animal. 30cm high. The animal has a rounded muzzle and appears to be wearing a wesekh collar. Hands appear to be clasped on the chest. There is a hole in the base of the piece and the head has a large indentation in the top. This looks similar to early Dynastic sculpture but appears to have a back pillar, though this is rounded and irregular in shape.