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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Indus
Title:Monkey figurine
Date Made:ca. 3300 - 1750 BCE (Indus Valley Civilization)
Materials:Ceramic; earthenware
Place Made:Asia; Indus Valley
Accession Number:  MH 2021.5.37
Credit Line:Gift of Julie Dupree Gill (Class of 1977) from the Dupree Collection
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum
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Description:
A small, simple animal toy made of terracotta. The face is a pushed-in design with two incised eyes and a nose. The mouth is a carved straight line. The left arm is held in front of the body, the other limbs are missing.

Tags:
ancient; archaeology; pottery; monkeys; animals

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https://museums.fivecolleges.edu/detail.php?t=objects&type=ext&id_number=MH+2021.5.37

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