Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
Dynasty 26, or later
1 1/8 x 3/8 x 1/4 in. (2.9 x 1 x 0.6 cm) (show scale)
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Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Isis-knot Amulet, 664–332 B.C.E. Faience, 1 1/8 x 3/8 x 1/4 in. (2.9 x 1 x 0.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1232E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.1232E_overall.jpg)
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Light blue glazed faience amulet in the shape of a girdle tie. The rear surface of the object is flat with the addition of a back-pillar. The top of the pillar is bevelleld towards the rear, and the pillar is pierced for suspension. The details of the loops are modeled; the side loops fall at a rather sharp angle.
Condition: Rear surface turning green; some incrustation in hollows.
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