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Amulet Representing an Ape

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Faience
  • Place Made: Egypt
  • DATES ca. 664-525 B.C.E., or later
    DYNASTY Dynasty 26, or later
    PERIOD Late Period
    DIMENSIONS 1 x 1/4 x 3/8 in. (2.5 x 0.7 x 1 cm)  (show scale)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Amulet Representing an Ape, ca. 664-525 B.C.E., or later. Faience, 1 x 1/4 x 3/8 in. (2.5 x 0.7 x 1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1200E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.1200E_37.1172E_GRPA_cropped_bw.jpg)
    IMAGE side, CUR.37.1200E_37.1172E_GRPA_cropped_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2011
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Blue faience amulet representing a striding ape. The ape’s left leg is advanced; his arms are at his sides; his tail hangs down in the rear. There is the partial remains of a loop midway up the ape’s back. The base is a rough rectangle. Condition: Incrustations in hollows; otherwise good.
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