Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
Dynasty 26, or later
7/8 x 1/2 x 3/8 in. (2.2 x 1.3 x 0.9 cm) (show scale)
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
Grey-green glazed faience amulet in the form of a heart. The heart is somewhat bulbous in shape with the vessels which spring from the sides of the heart being treated as small, conical projections. The vessels which rise from the top of the heart are treated as a smooth, expanding from which is capped by a rectangular plinth-like shape. This, in turn, is capped by a ribbed eyelet.
Condition: Glaze turning brown; small spots with dark stain.
This item is not on view
Heart Amulet, 664–332 B.C.E. Faience, 7/8 x 1/2 x 3/8 in. (2.2 x 1.3 x 0.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1256E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , 37.1141E_37.1164E_37.1205E_37.1256E_37.1275E_37.1276E_37.1277E_37.1297E_37.1300E_GrpA_SL4.jpg)
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