Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
15/16 x 1/2 x 3/8 in. (2.4 x 1.3 x 1 cm) (show scale)
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Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Shu Amulet, 664-332 B.C.E. Faience, 15/16 x 1/2 x 3/8 in. (2.4 x 1.3 x 1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.955E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , CUR.37.955E_view01.jpg)
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Blue-green glazed faience figure of Shu kneeling upon his right knee with his arms raised at his sides as if to support heaven. He wears a pleated kilt, long beard, and striated lappet wig. There is a squat sun-disk upon his head. The striations of the wig are continued over the eyelet on the rear of the head. The plinth is rectangular.
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