Amulet in the Form of Long-Nosed Baboon
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 1938-1700 B.C.E.
Dynasty 12 to early Dynasty 13
13/16 x 7/8 x 1 7/8 in. (2 x 2.3 x 4.7 cm) (show scale)
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
Amethyst head of a long-nosed baboon with indication of nostrils and mouth incised. Loop worked out at back of head. Completely flat underneath. Highly polished. Probably an amulet or a pendant.
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Amulet in the Form of Long-Nosed Baboon, ca. 1938-1700 B.C.E. Amethyst, 13/16 x 7/8 x 1 7/8 in. (2 x 2.3 x 4.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 66.171.2. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.66.171.2_erg2.jpg)
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