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Pendant in Form of Monkey

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

CULTURE Phoenician
MEDIUM Glass
GEOGRAPHICAL LOCATIONS
DATES 5th century B.C.E.
DIMENSIONS 15/16 x 9/16 x 13/16 in. (2.4 x 1.4 x 2 cm)  (show scale)
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
ACCESSION NUMBER 37.1655E
CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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CAPTION Phoenician. Pendant in Form of Monkey, 5th century B.C.E. Glass, 15/16 x 9/16 x 13/16 in. (2.4 x 1.4 x 2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1655E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.1655E_negA_bw.jpg)
IMAGE front, CUR.37.1655E_negA_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Opaque glass figure. The figure is seated with his legs drawn up before him. Its body and large head are a deep green. The curving brows are formed from a strip of yellow glass which runs around the had into the yellow ears (ear on the left side is missing). The arms and hands are “rubbery” strips of yellow glass. They hold to the figures’ mouth a white circular object. The legs are white. On the lower rear of the figure is a circular yellow projection marked with a groove. On the upper back is a white eyelet. The eyes are deep blue and framed with white. Hole in bottom. Condition: Chip in left leg; left ear missing.
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