Egypt Picture - Baboon


TR 5-11-24-1 Cairo Antiquity Museum

Material: Sandstone
Size: Height: 60 cm; Width 43.5 cm; Depth: 44 cm

Date: New Kingdom? (1550-1069 BC)

This statue actually depicts a cynocephalus (dog headed) baboon, which is considered to be one of the main manifestations of the god Thoth. The location of its discovery is unknown.


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