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Amulet Representing a Mason’s Level

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Hematite
  • Place Made: Egypt
  • DATES 664–332 B.C.E.
    DYNASTY Dynasty 26, or later
    PERIOD Late Period
    DIMENSIONS 11/16 x 3/16 x 7/8 in. (1.7 x 0.5 x 2.2 cm)  (show scale)
    CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Amulet of a composition imitating Hematite in the form of a masons level. On the front surface the details of the triangular level are executed in incised lines; the rear surface is plain. Condition: Good.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CAPTION Amulet Representing a Mason’s Level, 664–332 B.C.E. Hematite, 11/16 x 3/16 x 7/8 in. (1.7 x 0.5 x 2.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1178E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR_37.1178E_view01.jpg)
    IMAGE front, CUR_37.1178E_view01.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2015
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    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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