<em>Heart Amulet</em>, 664–332 B.C.E. Faience, 7/8 x 1/2 x 3/8 in. (2.2 x 1.3 x 0.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1256E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , 37.1141E_37.1164E_37.1205E_37.1256E_37.1275E_37.1276E_37.1277E_37.1297E_37.1300E_GrpA_SL4.jpg)

Heart Amulet

Medium: Faience

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:664–332 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 7/8 x 1/2 x 3/8 in. (2.2 x 1.3 x 0.9 cm)



Accession Number: 37.1256E

Image: 37.1141E_37.1164E_37.1205E_37.1256E_37.1275E_37.1276E_37.1277E_37.1297E_37.1300E_GrpA_SL4.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Grey-green glazed faience amulet in the form of a heart. The heart is somewhat bulbous in shape with the vessels which spring from the sides of the heart being treated as small, conical projections. The vessels which rise from the top of the heart are treated as a smooth, expanding from which is capped by a rectangular plinth-like shape. This, in turn, is capped by a ribbed eyelet. Condition: Glaze turning brown; small spots with dark stain.

Brooklyn Museum