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Amulet in the Form of a Plaque

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Faience
  • Place Made: Egypt
  • DATES ca. 664-525 B.C.E.
    DYNASTY Dynasty 26
    PERIOD Late Period, Saite Period
    DIMENSIONS 7/8 × 11/16 × 1/4 in. (2.2 × 1.7 × 0.7 cm)  (show scale)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 37.1205E
    CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Amulet in the Form of a Plaque, ca. 664-525 B.C.E. Faience, 7/8 × 11/16 × 1/4 in. (2.2 × 1.7 × 0.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1205E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , CUR.37.1205E_view01.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, CUR.37.1205E_view01.jpg., 2020
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Light green-blue glazed faience amulet in the form of a plaque, with an eyelet on the top, and one large surface bearing a crude line representation of Isis, Horus as a child, and Nephthys. Horus, who is in the center facing right, is nude. Isis and Nephthys are flanking him and holding his hands. Condition: Good but for brown stains on much of surface and in incised lines.
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