<em>Amulet of the Deity Heh Holding Signs for Millions of Years</em>, ca. 945-718 B.C.E. Faience, 1 9/16 x 7/8 x 1/4 in. (3.9 x 2.2 x 0.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1169E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.1169E_wwgA-3.jpg)

Amulet of the Deity Heh Holding Signs for Millions of Years

Medium: Faience

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 945-718 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 1 9/16 x 7/8 x 1/4 in. (3.9 x 2.2 x 0.6 cm)

Collections:

Museum Location: Funerary Gallery 2, Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Gallery, 3rd Floor

Exhibitions:

Accession Number: 37.1169E

Image: CUR.37.1169E_wwgA-3.jpg,West Wing gallery A-3 installation

Catalogue Description:
Pale blue-green glazed faience openwork amulet representing a Heh-god kneeling, facing right, and holding two palm branches. The upper ends of the fronds curve inwards into the sun-disk which rests upon the god's head. An eyelet rests atop the disk. The god's wig is glazed black. Condition: Lower left part missing; incrustation in hollows and on the rear; otherwise good.

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