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Inlay of the Crown of Amun-Re

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

  • Reportedly From: Saqqara, Egypt
  • DATES 525-30 B.C.E.
    DYNASTY Dynasty 27, or later
    PERIOD Persian Period or Ptolemaic Period
    DIMENSIONS 9/16 x 1/8 x 1 5/16 in. (1.4 x 0.3 x 3.4 cm)  (show scale)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Inlay of the Crown of Amun-Re, 525-30 B.C.E. Glass, 9/16 x 1/8 x 1 5/16 in. (1.4 x 0.3 x 3.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1745E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.1745E_view1.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, CUR.37.1745E_view1.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2011
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Deep red, probably in imitation of red jasper, opaque glass inlay representing, in relief (rear surface flat), the crown of Amun-re; namely a flat crown surmounted by a sun-disk and two tall plumes. Condition: Part of top of one plume and front of crown missing.
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