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Human Before an Ibis Amulet

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Faience
  • Place Made: Egypt
  • DATES 664-525 B.C.E., or later
    DYNASTY Dynasty 26, or later
    PERIOD Late Period
    DIMENSIONS 3/4 x 1/2 x 1 1/8 in. (1.9 x 1.3 x 2.8 cm)  (show scale)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 37.1328E
    CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Human Before an Ibis Amulet, 664-525 B.C.E., or later. Faience, 3/4 x 1/2 x 1 1/8 in. (1.9 x 1.3 x 2.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1328E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.1328E_view3.jpg)
    IMAGE threequarter, CUR.37.1328E_view3.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2015
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Pale green glazed faience amulet representing a recumbent ibis whose beak rests upon the head of a small seated human figure who face the ibis. The human figure wears a tripartite wig. The base is rounded in both the front and the rear, and the front is wider than the rear. Loop on the ibis' back.
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