Inlay in Form of Vulture
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
Dynasty 27, or later
Persian Period or Ptolemaic Period
1 1/8 x 1 3/16 x 1/8 in. (2.9 x 3 x 0.3 cm) (show scale)
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
Opaque blue-green glass inlay, representing , in relief (rear surface flat), a vulture (“mwt”) standing on a flat base. The base is decorated with a series of incised vertical lines. Some details of the feathering are given by incised lines.
Condition: Rear darkened; small dark stains on obverse.
This item is not on view
Inlay in Form of Vulture, 525-30 B.C.E. Glass, 1 1/8 x 1 3/16 x 1/8 in. (2.9 x 3 x 0.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1313E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.1313E_37.1123E_GRPA_cropped.jpg)
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