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Open Right Hand as Amulet

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Faience
DATES ca. 1539-1075 B.C.E.
DYNASTY Dynasty 18 to Dynasty 20
PERIOD New Kingdom (possibly)
DIMENSIONS 1 9/16 × 11/16 × 1/4 in. (4 × 1.7 × 0.6 cm)
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CREDIT LINE 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
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION 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. Condition: Perfect.
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