Head on Column as Amulet
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
Late Period, Saite Period, or later
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
Head of Mut on papyrus column, in pale green faience, as amulet. Double crown on head. Details of capital incised. Front of column decorated with papyrus clump in relief; balance of column plain. Pierced through back of head.
Condition: Currently in two pieces. Glaze worn. Base of column hollow (for attachment).
This item is not on view
Head on Column as Amulet, 664-525 B.C.E. Faience, 2 3/4 x Diam. 9/16 in. (7 x 1.5 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, 16.580.71. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 16.580_front_PS6.jpg)
front, 16.580_front_PS6.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2013
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