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Ifergan Collection
Ctra. de Benagalbón, Km 3
29730 Rincón de la Victoria. Málaga, SPAIN
(34) 637 504 293


300 €

Egyptian Alabaster Figure of a Baboon, 2500 BC.
EGYPTIAN ALABASTER FIGURE OF A BABOON, Old kingdom, 2500 BC.
MEASUREMENTS: High: 8 cm - Width: 6,5 cm.
CONDITION: Head is missing as shown, other wise intact.
LITERATURE: This exquisite figure of a baboon was carved out of a small block of alabaster, probably represents the god TOTH as a baboon. (This is a remarkable representation of the god of knowledge and patron of the scribes. Thoth was universally revered in the Old Kingdom).
PROVENANCE: 2006, Israel Dealer. Israel Export License nº 2735 / All purchases will be accompanied by a valid export license approved and issued by the Spanish Ministry of Culture.


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