Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
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Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour
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Aegis. Faience, 1 15/16 x 1 3/8 in. (4.9 x 3.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour, 16.396. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.16.396_View1.jpg)
. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2014
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Dark blue faience aegis surmounted by cat head of Bast with disk and uraeus. Details of Aegis incised. Loop joins head to disk on back. Another loop on rear base.
Condition: Oblong break on back suggests loss of a menat attached to this aegis.
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