Plaque with Image of Goddess
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 1075-332 B.C.E.
Dynasty 21 (possibly)
Third Intermediate Period or Late Period
5/16 x 1/8 x 1/2 in. (0.8 x 0.3 x 1.3 cm) (show scale)
This item is not on view
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Plaque with Image of Goddess, ca. 1075-332 B.C.E. Faience, 5/16 x 1/8 x 1/2 in. (0.8 x 0.3 x 1.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1261E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.1261E_view4.jpg)
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Light blue green glazed faience amulet in the form of a round-topped plaque. On the top of the plaque there is a ribbed eyelet. On one side of the plaque there is a representation, in relief, of a goddess crowned with cow's horns and sun disk (Hathor). She is seated with her knees drawn up before her as if she were seated on the ground.
Condition:Dark stains; otherwise good.
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