Amulet Representing a Lion and a Bull Joined
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
1/2 x 1/4 in. (1.2 x 0.6 cm)
Base: 1/16 x 5/16 x 7/8 in. (0.2 x 0.8 x 2.3 cm) (show scale)
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
Pale blue faience amulet representing a composite animal recumbent upon a rectangular base. From opposite ends of the animal spring the heads and forelegs of a lion and bull. The bull’s horns support sun-disk. On the back of the animal, between the heads, is a loop decorated with four ribs.
Condition: Complete but for some discoloration.
This item is not on view
Amulet Representing a Lion and a Bull Joined, 664–332 B.C.E. Faience, 1/2 x 1/4 in. (1.2 x 0.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1247E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.1247E_View1.jpg)
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