San Antonio Museum or Art

Art of the Ancient Mediterranean World

Photograph by Roger Fry

Vase in the Form of a Female Monkey with Her Young
Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, reign of Pepy II, circa 2278–2184 BC
Calcite (Egyptian alabaster)
h. 5 1/2 in. (14.0 cm); w. 2 1/4 in. (6.0 cm); d. 2 1/2 in. (6.3 cm)
Museum Purchase: Stark-Willson Collection, 86.138.61