Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 1539-1075 B.C.E., or later
New Kingdom or later
1 3/16 x 5/8 x 1 15/16 in. (3 x 1.6 x 5 cm) (show scale)
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
One head rest with shallow curved "horns". Consists of five members; rectangular plinth, short thinner second plinth, short column and thin member following curve of the top piece followed by curved neck rest. The material is hematite.
Condition: Top member has been broken off near the column. This has been repaired. Otherwise in perfect condition.
This item is not on view
Headrest Amulet, ca. 1539-1075 B.C.E., or later. Hematite, 1 3/16 x 5/8 x 1 15/16 in. (3 x 1.6 x 5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1158E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , CUR.37.1158E_view01.jpg)
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