<em>Amulet Representing an Ape</em>, ca. 664-525 B.C.E., or later. Faience, 1 5/8 x 1/2 x 11/16 in. (4.1 x 1.3 x 1.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1174E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.1174E_37.1172E_GRPA_cropped_bw.jpg)

Amulet Representing an Ape

Medium: Faience

Geograhical Locations:

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

Dimensions: 1 5/8 x 1/2 x 11/16 in. (4.1 x 1.3 x 1.8 cm)


Accession Number: 37.1174E

Image: CUR.37.1174E_37.1172E_GRPA_cropped_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Light green glazed faience amulet representing an ape upon a rectangular base. The ape is erect, striding, with its arms following the motions of its torso and legs and its tail hanging down in back. The fur on the upper part of its body is indicated by short vertical incised lines. There is a vertical loop on the ape’s back at shoulder level. Condition: Right side of base chipped; incrustations in hollows of arms, legs, and incised lines.

Brooklyn Museum