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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)
    CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
    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.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    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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