Amulet Representing a Mason’s Level
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
Dynasty 26, or later
11/16 x 3/16 x 7/8 in. (1.7 x 0.5 x 2.2 cm) (show scale)
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Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Amulet Representing a Mason’s Level, 664–332 B.C.E. Hematite, 11/16 x 3/16 x 7/8 in. (1.7 x 0.5 x 2.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1178E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR_37.1178E_view01.jpg)
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Amulet of a composition imitating Hematite in the form of a masons level. On the front surface the details of the triangular level are executed in incised lines; the rear surface is plain.
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