Amulet Representing an Ape
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 664-525 B.C.E., or later
Dynasty 26, or later
1 9/16 x 3/8 x 9/16 in. (4 x 0.9 x 1.5 cm) (show scale)
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Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Amulet Representing an Ape, ca. 664-525 B.C.E., or later. Faience, 1 9/16 x 3/8 x 9/16 in. (4 x 0.9 x 1.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1173E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.1173E_37.1172E_GRPA_cropped_bw.jpg)
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Gray-green glazed faience amulet representing an ape upon a rectangular base. The ape is striding with its arms at its sides following the motions of its torso and legs. The tail hangs down in the rear. There is a loop on the ape’s back.
Condition: Front of right hand missing; brown incrustations in most hollows.
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