Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
1 3/4 x 5/8 x 9/16 in. (4.5 x 1.6 x 1.5 cm) (show scale)
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Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Amun-Min Amulet, 664-343 B.C.E. Faience, 1 3/4 x 5/8 x 9/16 in. (4.5 x 1.6 x 1.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1035E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 37.1035E_PS4.jpg)
overall, 37.1035E_PS4.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2016
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Light green-blue glazed faience figure of the mummiform, and ithyphallic Amun-Min. The god grasps his erected phallus in his left hand. His right arm is held up and out (a groove on the thin layer of faience which connects the arm to the body indicates the flail held in the right hand). The figure wears a straight beard and a flat-topped crown with tall plumes in the rear. The back pillar reaches to the top of the feathers.
Condition: Much of outer surface of back pillar missing; tan encrustation in hollows.
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