Amulet of Baubo
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
3rd century B.C.E.-2nd century C.E.
Ptolemaic Period to Roman Period
13/16 x 7/16 x 11/16 in. (2 x 1.1 x 1.8 cm) (show scale)
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
Translucent pale green glass figure of a seated woman with large breasts. The woman’s legs are drawn up, and her hands are folded in her lap. She is seated on a base with rounded bottom (plant or basket?) There are the partial remains of an eyelet on her head.
Condition: Eyelet broken.
This item is not on view
Amulet of Baubo, 3rd century B.C.E.-2nd century C.E. Glass, 13/16 x 7/16 x 11/16 in. (2 x 1.1 x 1.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.980E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.980E_view01.jpg)
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