Amulet Representing the Soul as a Human-Headed Falcon
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 664-343 B.C.E.
Dynasty 26 (probably)
13/16 × 1/16 × 11/16 in. (2 cm, 1.5mm, 1.7 cm) (show scale)
This item is not on view
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Amulet Representing the Soul as a Human-Headed Falcon, ca. 664-343 B.C.E. Gold, paste, 13/16 × 1/16 × 11/16 in. (2 cm, 1.5mm, 1.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.798E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 37.798E_NegA_SL4.jpg)
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Figure of a human headed bird in a cloissone type technique. The back is a thin sheet of gold with soldered on threads of gold creating cells which were filled with blue paste which is thought to be modern.
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