Statuette of man carrying a baboon by Unknown Artist

Young man carrying a baboon wearing a leopard-skin flung over his shoulder.

Details

Medium:
Limestone
Dimensions:
34 cm
Art Fund grant:
£600 ( Total: £1,200)
Acquired in:
1961
Vendor:
Spink & Son

Inscription in hieroglyphics records that the statuette was dedicated by a scribe and priest of Thoth to the god Thoth of Hermopolis.

Venue details

Ashmolean Museum Beaumont Street, OXFORD Oxfordshire OX1 2PH 01865 278000 www.ashmolean.org

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