Baboon Figure card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Baboon Figure


Currently not on display


Carved limestone figure of an ape eating grapes. Painted red in places. Base marked in ink TA 26-7/831. 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 (find no. 26/831). CONDITION NOTE (1998): Chipped, fresh abrasions, discolouration, remnants of pigment , adhesive residue on base.