Human Before an Ibis Amulet
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
664-525 B.C.E., or later
Dynasty 26, or later
3/4 x 1/2 x 1 1/8 in. (1.9 x 1.3 x 2.8 cm) (show scale)
This item is not on view
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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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)
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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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