Pendant in Form of Monkey
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
5th century B.C.E.
13/16 x 9/16 x 5/8 in. (2.1 x 1.5 x 1.6 cm) (show scale)
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Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Phoenician. Pendant in Form of Monkey, 5th century B.C.E. Glass, 13/16 x 9/16 x 5/8 in. (2.1 x 1.5 x 1.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1656E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.1656E_negA_bw.jpg)
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Seated grotesque figure made of opaque colored glass. The body and head are made of a slightly iridescent deep red glass. The head is large. The brows and ears are made of a deep blue glass. The eyes are also blue. They hold to the mouth with a circular object. The base is blue as is the tail.
Condition: Left leg, left ear missing; rear of figure bears large chips.
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