Amulet of a Sow
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
Dynasty 26 to Dynasty 30
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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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Amulet of a Sow, 664-343 B.C.E. Faience, 7/8 x 1 1/4 in. (2.2 x 3.2 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, 16.580.7. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 16.580.7_PS2.jpg)
overall, 16.580.7_PS2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2008
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Sow standing on oblong base in (originally) green faience, as amulet.Tip of snout joined to base. Spaces under body open. Loop on back.
Condition: Glaze worn to yellow white.
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