Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
5 1/16 x 1 15/16 x 1/2 in. (12.8 x 5 x 1.2 cm)
5 1/8 × 2 × 5/8 in. (13 × 5.1 × 1.6 cm) (show scale)
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Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Sistrum Handle, 305-30 B.C.E. Bronze, 5 1/16 x 1 15/16 x 1/2 in. (12.8 x 5 x 1.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.584E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.584E_view01.jpg)
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Handle from a bronze sistrum. The upper part of the handle is in the form of two back-to-back Hathor heads (human with cow’s ears but without wig).
Condition: Hole in handle through which core is visible; corrosion around hole and on face. Numerous scratches.
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