Amulet of Khonsu?
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
1 1/4 x 5/16 in. (3.2 x 0.8 cm)
Base: 7/16 x 1/16 x 3/16 in. (1.1 x 0.2 x 0.5 cm) (show scale)
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Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Amulet of Khonsu?, 664-332 B.C.E. Faience, 1 1/4 x 5/16 in. (3.2 x 0.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1029E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.1029E_NegID_37.1009E_GRPA_cropped_bw.jpg)
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Light green-blue glazed faience amulet representing the mummiform god, Khonsu. The god holds two flails to his chest. He has a cap-like hairdo, sidelock, and is crowned with a crescent supporting a disk and uraeus. The flat-topped back pillar has an eyelet just below shoulder level. The base is rectangular.
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