Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
Dynasty 26, or later
15/16 x 3/8 x 1/4 in. (2.5 x 0.9 x 0.6 cm) (show scale)
This item is not on view
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Isis-knot Amulet, 664–332 B.C.E. Faience, 15/16 x 3/8 x 1/4 in. (2.5 x 0.9 x 0.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1231E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR_37.1231E_view02.jpg)
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Deep reddish-brown glazed faience amulet in the form of a girdle tie. The piece has a back-pillar whose top is bevelled towards the rear. The two loops drop at a rather sharp angle at the sides. There is an incised line down the front of the piece.
Condition: Tiny blow holes on front upper loop; glaze gone dull; some white incrustation.
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