Amulet Representing a Baboon
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 664-525 B.C.E., or later
Dynasty 26, or later
15/16 x 5/16 x 7/16 in. (2.4 x 0.8 x 1.1 cm) (show scale)
This item is not on view
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Amulet Representing a Baboon, ca. 664-525 B.C.E., or later. Faience, 15/16 x 5/16 x 7/16 in. (2.4 x 0.8 x 1.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1201E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.1201E_37.1172E_GRPA_cropped_bw.jpg)
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Light green glazed faience amulet representing a baboon. The ape squats. Its legs protrude from the heavy coat of fur which covers the upper part of its body. On its head is a crescent moon which supports a flattened sun-disk. The base is an irregular rectangle.
Condition: Incrustations in hollows and on back; otherwise good.
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