Amulet Representing a Mouse
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 1539-1075 B.C.E.
3/8 x 3/16 x 3/8 in. (1 x 0.4 x 1 cm) (show scale)
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Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Amulet Representing a Mouse, ca. 1539-1075 B.C.E. Faience, 3/8 x 3/16 x 3/8 in. (1 x 0.4 x 1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1190E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.1190E_NegID_37.1121E_GRPA_cropped_bw.jpg)
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Medium blue glazed faience amulet representing a mouse. The mouse crouched with its front legs stretched out before it, and its haunches raised up in the rear. The modeling is minimal with most of the surfaces being smooth curves. The bottom of the animal is flattened forming an ovoid base.
Condition: Glaze well preserved on right side; glaze fading and turning brown on the rest of figure.
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