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Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Faience
  • Place Made: Egypt
  • DATES 664-30 B.C.E.
    DYNASTY Dynasty 26, or later
    PERIOD Late Period to Ptolemaic Period
    DIMENSIONS 1 13/16 x 5/8 x 7/16 in. (4.6 x 1.6 x 1.1 cm)  (show scale)
    CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Light blue glazed faience amulet in the shape of a Djed-pillar. The pillar has four crossbars, and the binding below them is modeled in relief. The back pillar is pierced for suspension, and its top is bevelled towards the rear. Condition: Glaze on upper part of piece gone drab and dark; incrustation on upper part and yellow stains below.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CAPTION Ded-Amulet, 664-30 B.C.E. Faience, 1 13/16 x 5/8 x 7/16 in. (4.6 x 1.6 x 1.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1278E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 37.1278E_front_PS2.jpg)
    IMAGE front, 37.1278E_front_PS2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2008
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    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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