London, South Kensington
15 May 2002
AN EGYPTIAN DARK GREEN STEATITE FIGURE OF A BABOON
LATE PERIOD/PTOLEMAIC, 7TH-1ST CENTURY B.C.
Depicted seated on its haunches with fore-paws resting on the knees, wearing a necklace with pendant bulla around the neck, with prominent genitalia
2¼ in. (5.7 cm.) high
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