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Upper Part of a Sistrum

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Wood, pigment
  • Place Made: Egypt
  • DATES ca. 1539-1190 B.C.E., or later
    PERIOD New Kingdom, or later
    DIMENSIONS 5 1/4 x 2 5/16 x 5/8 in. (13.4 x 5.8 x 1.6 cm)  (show scale)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Upper Part of a Sistrum, ca. 1539-1190 B.C.E., or later. Wood, pigment, 5 1/4 x 2 5/16 x 5/8 in. (13.4 x 5.8 x 1.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.436E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.436E_view1.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, CUR.37.436E_view1.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2014
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Upper part of a wooden sistrum which surmounts a Hathor head. Three cross bars hold three discs each.
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