Baboon Figure



Carved limestone figure of an ape eating grapes. Painted red in places. Base marked in ink TA 26-7/831. Find number 26/831: Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Society, 1926 in the North Suburb T36, in the area of houses 12, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 26, 28, 34. CONDITION NOTE (1998): Chipped, fresh abrasions, discolouration, remnants of pigment , adhesive residue on base. Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Society in 1926. 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).