Baboon Figure



Carved limestone ape on all fours carrying something across its back (arms of a chariot driver?). Probably from a chariot group. Painted red and blue. Find number 29/362: From the North Suburb, House No. T.35.10 at Tell el-Amarna during the 1928-9 excavations of the Egypt Exploration Society. Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Society in 1929. Acquired by the EES in the division of finds. Donated to the East Anglia Egyptian Society by the EES in recognition of a contribution to the EES (excavation subscription). Donated to Norwich Castle Museum. Purchased from the collections of Norwich Castle Museum in 1956 by Liverpool City Museum (now World Museum).