Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
Dynasty 26 to Dynasty 30
9/16 x 1/4 x 7/8 in. (1.5 x 0.7 x 2.2 cm) (show scale)
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Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Hare Amulet, 664–332 B.C.E. Faience, 9/16 x 1/4 x 7/8 in. (1.5 x 0.7 x 2.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1191E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.1191E_NegID_37.1121E_GRPA_cropped_bw.jpg)
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Pale green glazed faience amulet representing a recumbent hare. The long ears bear a series of incised diagonal lines. The loop is an extension upwards of the body under the ears and functions as a support for the ears which extend back horizontally from the head. The modelling is not detailed. The base is rectangular.
Condition: Glaze flaking; black incrustation on bottom of base.
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