About this object

Figurine of a crouched baboon with both hands held to the cheeks of the face. Probably representing the god Thoth.

Purchased in 1925 by Norwich Castle Museum (previous owner not recorded).

Object specifics

  • Type
    Religion
  • Culture
    New Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    1550 - 1069 BC (Dynasty 18 BC - 20)
  • Materials
    Pottery
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from the collections of Norwich Castle Museum, 1956
  • Collector
    Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    1925 before
  • Measurements
    80 mm x 35 mm x 50 mm
  • Related people
    Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery (Collector, previous owner)

Where is this object from?

Ownership

Previous owners

Object view = Humanities
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