Open Right Hand as Amulet
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 1539-1075 B.C.E.
Dynasty 18 to Dynasty 20
New Kingdom (possibly)
1 9/16 × 11/16 × 1/4 in. (4 × 1.7 × 0.6 cm) (show scale)
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
Open right hand in bright blue faience, as amulet. Under side flat and plain. Object molded and base not carefully trimmed, giving effect of a hand in relief against background. Not pierced.
This item is not on view
Open Right Hand as Amulet, ca. 1539-1075 B.C.E. Faience, 1 9/16 × 11/16 × 1/4 in. (4 × 1.7 × 0.6 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, 16.580.35. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , 16.580.35_PS9.jpg)
overall, 16.580.35_PS9.jpg., 2019
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