|Current Location:||Egypt (Mummies) Gallery|
Currently On Display
|Date Made:||c. 1180 BC|
|Credit Line:||Gift of D. G. Kelekian, 1928|
Statue of a cynocephalos. The baboon was the sacred animal of Thoth, the Moon god and the god of wisdom. The statue’s hands were originally raised in adoration of the sun. The pectoral around the animal’s neck is inscribed with the name of Ramses III. Probably from the Reign of Ramesses III.
|[Book] Horne, Lee C. 1985. Introduction to the Collections of The University Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: 25||View Objects cited in this Publication|
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