Baboon Figure



Figurine of a crouched baboon with both hands held to the cheeks of the face. Probably representing the god Thoth. Material appears to be a soft stone. Purchased in 1925 by Norwich Castle Museum (previous owner not recorded). CONDITION NOTE 1998: Very worn, surface dirt, chipped, pitted. Displayed: World Museum: Ancient World: Egypt Gallery (permanent gallery), 2008-2015.