Egyptian Monkey Figurine

Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 04 April 2016

This is a painted limestone statuette of monkey. The monkey appears to be eating "grapes". There is no suspension hole. From Amarna, Egypt. Reign of Akhenaten, circa 1353–1336 BCE. The Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, London (with thanks to The Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, UCL).



About the Author

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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