The Hieroglyph ‘‘aper’’ Amulet
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
664 B.C.E., or later
Late Period or later
1 1/8 x 9/16 x 11/16 in. (2.8 x 1.4 x 1.7 cm) (show scale)
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Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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The Hieroglyph ‘‘aper’’ Amulet, 664 B.C.E., or later. Limestone (?), 1 1/8 x 9/16 x 11/16 in. (2.8 x 1.4 x 1.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 08.480.112. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR_08.480.112_view02.jpg)
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The hieroglyph 'pr as amulet in hard brown and grey mottled stone (probably a limestone). Front curved, back flat. Lower part of front and base marked with incised lines. Blind loop at top.
Condition: Excellent. Mediocre workmanship.
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