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Small Amulet Representing a Frog

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Faience
  • Place Made: Egypt
  • DATES ca 1539-332 B.C.E.
    PERIOD New Kingdom to Late Period
    DIMENSIONS 5/8 x 9/16 x 5/8 in. (1.6 x 1.4 x 1.6 cm)  (show scale)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Small Amulet Representing a Frog, ca 1539-332 B.C.E. Faience, 5/8 x 9/16 x 5/8 in. (1.6 x 1.4 x 1.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1121E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.1121E_view1.jpg)
    IMAGE threequarter, CUR.37.1121E_view1.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2011
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Small green glazed faience amulet representing a squatting frog. Three lines run down the frog's spine, while its back and stomach are covered with a lozenge pattern. The front legs are cut free from the body. The base is round.
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