<em>Heart Amulet with Head of a Scarab</em>, ca. 1539-1190 B.C.E. Jade (probably), 9/16 x 1 1/16 x 1 7/8 in. (1.5 x 2.7 x 4.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.492E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 37.492E_top_PS2.jpg)

Heart Amulet with Head of a Scarab

Medium: Jade (probably)

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1539-1190 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 9/16 x 1 1/16 x 1 7/8 in. (1.5 x 2.7 x 4.8 cm) Weight: 0.1 lb. (31.7 g)



Accession Number: 37.492E

Image: 37.492E_top_PS2.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Dull sea green with black grey and brown mottling and tan speckles in the shape of a heart, but with a scarab's head. The head is small and lunate-shaped with notched clypeus. The bottom surface is flat, and is inscribed with seven lines of hieroglyphs. Not pierced. Condition: Incrustation in notches of clypeus; otherwise good.

Brooklyn Museum