<em>Amulet of the Child Horus</em>, 664-332 B.C.E. Faience, 3 1/16 × 3/4 × 1 in. (7.7 × 1.9 × 2.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1095E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 37.1095E_front_PS2.jpg)

Amulet of the Child Horus

Medium: Faience

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:664-332 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 3 1/16 × 3/4 × 1 in. (7.7 × 1.9 × 2.6 cm)



Accession Number: 37.1095E

Image: 37.1095E_front_PS2.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Blue glazed faience amulet representing the god Horus as a child. Horus strides upon a rectangular plinth. A back pillar, which tapers slightly at the top, reached up to the middle of the head, and is pierced for suspension at chest level. Horus holds his right hand to his mouth. He wears a tight cap-like hairdo with sidelock; he is otherwise nude. Condition: Sidelock darker blue than rest of piece; incrustation in hollows.

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