Heart Amulet Surmounted by a Ram's Head
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
664-525 B.C.E. or later
Dynasty 26, or later
This item is not on view
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Heart Amulet Surmounted by a Ram's Head, 664-525 B.C.E. or later. Faience, 2 1/4 x 15/16 in. (5.8 x 2.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.887E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 37.887E_front_PS2.jpg)
front, 37.887E_front_PS2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2009
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Light green faience heart amulet surmounted by a ram's head crowned with a sun-disk and a uraeus. The details of the heart are given in incised lines. There is a loop behind the sun-disk.
Condition: The piece is complete except for small chips on the sun disk, left horn, and lower part of the heart. the color has faded to white on the shoulder of the heart.
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