Forepart of a Serpent Amulet
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 1539–1075 B.C.E.
1/4 x 3/16 x 5/8 in. (0.6 x 0.5 x 1.6 cm) (show scale)
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
Carnelian amulet in the form of the forepart of a snake. Represented are the serpent’s head and a short, uncoiled segment of its body. The modelling of the head is indistinct. There is an eyelet at the end of the body.
This item is not on view
Forepart of a Serpent Amulet, ca. 1539–1075 B.C.E. Carnelian, 1/4 x 3/16 x 5/8 in. (0.6 x 0.5 x 1.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1195E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.1195E_view1.jpg)
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