Amulet Representing an Ape

Medium: Faience

Geograhical Locations:

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

Dimensions: 1 x 1/4 x 3/8 in. (2.5 x 0.7 x 1 cm)

Collections:

Accession Number: 37.1200E

Catalogue Description:
Blue faience amulet representing a striding ape. The ape’s left leg is advanced; his arms are at his sides; his tail hangs down in the rear. There is the partial remains of a loop midway up the ape’s back. The base is a rough rectangle. Condition: Incrustations in hollows; otherwise good.

Brooklyn Museum