<em>Heart Amulet Surmounted by a Ram's Head</em>, 664-525 B.C.E. or later. Faience, 2 1/4 x 15/16 in. (5.8 x 2.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.887E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 37.887E_front_PS2.jpg)

Heart Amulet Surmounted by a Ram's Head

Medium: Faience

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:664-525 B.C.E. or later

Dimensions: 2 1/4 x 15/16 in. (5.8 x 2.4 cm)


Accession Number: 37.887E

Image: 37.887E_front_PS2.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Light green faience heart amulet surmounted by a ram's head crowned with a sun-disk and a uraeus. The details of the heart are given in incised lines. There is a loop behind the sun-disk. Condition: The piece is complete except for small chips on the sun disk, left horn, and lower part of the heart. the color has faded to white on the shoulder of the heart.

Brooklyn Museum