Inlay in Form of Jackal-Headed God
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
Dynasty 27, or later
Persian Period or Ptolemaic Period
2 1/16 x 1/2 x 3/16 in. (5.3 x 1.2 x 0.5 cm) (show scale)
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
Orange-red opaque glass inlay representing, in relief (the rear surface is flat), a jackal-headed god Duamutef. The mummiform god is shown in a frontal position. He wears a lappet wig with diagonal striations. On his chest there are three horizontal grooves.
Condition: Slight scracks; rear edges chipped; polish gone; otherwise good.
This item is not on view
Inlay in Form of Jackal-Headed God, 525-30 B.C.E. Glass, 2 1/16 x 1/2 x 3/16 in. (5.3 x 1.2 x 0.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1736E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.1736E_view1.jpg)
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