<em>Ba Amulet</em>, 664-343 B.C.E. Gold, 7/8 x 1 5/8 x 1/4 in. (2.2 x 4.2 x 0.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.805E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 37.805E_front_PS2.jpg)

Ba Amulet

Medium: Gold

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:664-343 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 7/8 x 1 5/8 x 1/4 in. (2.2 x 4.2 x 0.6 cm)



Accession Number: 37.805E

Image: 37.805E_front_PS2.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Gold ba-bird with outstretched wings. The back of the head, rear of the body and the wings are made of one piece of metal. The details are chased. The front of the body, to which is attached an eyelet, is made from another piece of gold and is executed in repousse and chasing. The creature wears a bag wig; the facial features are those of the Late Period. Condition: Small hole near one leg.

Brooklyn Museum