Amulet Representing Fore Part of a Serpent
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 1539-1075 B.C.E.
New Kingdom (probably)
11/16 x Diam. 7/8 in. (1.7 x 2.2 cm)
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
Carnelian amulet in the form of the forepart of a snake. Represented are the serpent's head and a short segment of its body. This section of the body is straight and un-coiled. The modelling of the head is rather indistinct.
Condition: Small chips; eyelet once attached to rear of body is missing.
This item is not on view
Amulet Representing Fore Part of a Serpent, ca. 1539-1075 B.C.E. Carnelian, 11/16 x Diam. 7/8 in. (1.7 x 2.2 cm) . Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1194E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 37.1194E_view1_PS2.jpg)
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