Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
On View: Special Exhibitions, Egyptian Galleries, 3rd Floor
Late Period to Ptolemaic Period
3 × 1 3/16 × 7/8 in. (7.6 × 3 × 2.2 cm) (show scale)
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Amun-Re-Kamutef(?), 664-30 B.C.E. Faience, 3 × 1 3/16 × 7/8 in. (7.6 × 3 × 2.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.950E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 37.950E_PS4.jpg)
overall, 37.950E_PS4.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2016
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Light green-blue glazed faience figure of the mummiform ithyphallic god Amun-min. The god grasps his erected phallus with his left hand. His right arm is held out and up with his right hand holding a flail (the triangular space formed by the flail and the arm bent at a right angle at the elbow is not open). The god wears a flat-topped striated crown which supports, in the rear, two tall plumes and a sun-disk. The back pillar tapers and curves forwards at the top (it reaches to the top of the feathers). The base is longer on the figures right side than on the left. The right arm and flail are indicated in relief in both front and back. There is a hole through the back pillar at neck level. The eyebrows are long and horizontal. The figure wears a straight beard.
Condition: Slight chipping of glaze, especially in the rear surface of the area of the left arm.
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