Inlay Representing a Recumbent Jackal or Shrine
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
Dynasty 27, or later
Persian Period or Ptolemaic Period
1 1/16 x 1/8 x 1 1/4 in. (2.7 x 0.3 x 3.2 cm) (show scale)
This item is not on view
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Inlay Representing a Recumbent Jackal or Shrine, 525-30 B.C.E. Glass, 1 1/16 x 1/8 x 1 1/4 in. (2.7 x 0.3 x 3.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1239E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.1239E_view1.jpg)
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Glass inlay representing, in relief (rear surface flat), a jackal recumbent upon a low shrine, with battered sides, which rests upon a low plinth. The jackal faces right. The piece is translucent violet except for an irregularly shaped area on the obverse which is part turquoise blue and part white.
Condition: Tip of muzzle and part of tail missing.
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