Seated Monkey Amulet

Object Name
Artist/Maker
Date
1353-1337 BCE
Credit Line
The Thomson Collection at the Art Gallery of Ontario
Object Number
AGOID.107615
Location
AGO, Gallery 107 Thomson European, Centre Case, Shelf 1

Dimensions

Height: 2.2 cm (7/8 in.)

Description

The animal is shown on an integral base, squatting on his haunches, body held upright, elbows resting on his knees with his chin in his hands. Two small protuberant eyes and a thin slit incised for the mouth enliven the face. A loop at the back of the neck allows for suspension.

Subjects

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