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Isis-knot Amulet

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

  • Place Made: Egypt
  • DATES ca. 1539–1075 B.C.E.
    DYNASTY Dynasty 18 or Dynasty 19 (possibly)
    PERIOD New Kingdom (possibly)
    DIMENSIONS 2 1/8 x 1 1/8 x 1/4 in. (5.4 x 2.8 x 0.6 cm)  (show scale)
    CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION “Tyet” amulet of reddish-brown jasper. The front and rear sides of the piece are identical. The upper loop is hollowed out, and there is an eyelet projecting upwards from it. The details of the other parts of the amulet are crudely incised. Condition: Small nicks; otherwise good.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CAPTION Isis-knot Amulet, ca. 1539–1075 B.C.E. Jasper, 2 1/8 x 1 1/8 x 1/4 in. (5.4 x 2.8 x 0.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1273E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR_37.1273E_view01.jpg)
    IMAGE front, CUR_37.1273E_view01.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2015
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