<em>Scarab with Falcon Head</em>, ca. 525-30 B.C.E. Glass, 15/16 x 1 11/16 x 3/16 in. (2.4 x 4.3 x 0.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1134E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.1134E_wwg8.jpg)

Scarab with Falcon Head

Medium: Glass

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 525-30 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 15/16 x 1 11/16 x 3/16 in. (2.4 x 4.3 x 0.4 cm)


Museum Location: 19th Dynasty to Roman Period, Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Gallery, 3rd Floor


Accession Number: 37.1134E

Image: CUR.37.1134E_wwg8.jpg,West Wing gallery 8 installation

Catalogue Description:
Glass inlay representing, in relief, a winged falcon-headed scarab. The falcon’s face is made of opaque white glass; the rest of the piece of translucent dark blue glass. The modelling of the piece, made in a n open mold, is quite detailed. Condition: Good.

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