Amulet Representing an Ape
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 664-525 B.C.E., or later
Dynasty 26, or later
9/16 x 1/4 x 1/4 in. (1.4 x 0.7 x 0.7 cm) (show scale)
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
Small chalcedony amulet representing an ape. The ape squats with his feet drawn in to rest upon a small button-like base. Its arms are folded across its chest. There is a loop on its back. The modeling is schematic.
Condition: Nicks in base; snout scratched.
This item is not on view
Amulet Representing an Ape, ca. 664-525 B.C.E., or later. Chalcedony, 9/16 x 1/4 x 1/4 in. (1.4 x 0.7 x 0.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1199E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.1199E_view1.jpg)
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