Finely rendered with incised hair and fur; seated erect and alert on integral baseand his tail curled close to body. The baboon was sacred to the moon god Thoth and the patron of Egyptian scribes and scholars.
Statue of Queen Arsinoe II - She was a Ptolemaic Greek Princess of Ancient Egypt and through marriage was Queen of Thrace, Asia Minor and Macedonia as wife of King Lysimachus and later co-ruler of Egypt with her brother-husband Ptolemy II Philadelphus.
Akenhaten, the "heretic" Pharoah who was a monothesist believing in one God, not many as most ancient Egyptians did. His God was Aten, the Sun God. Ironically, the Egyptian celebrated the birth of Aten' son on 24 Dec.