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Pendant in Form of Monkey

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

CULTURE Phoenician
MEDIUM Glass
  • Place Made: Eastern Mediterranean
  • DATES 5th century B.C.E.
    DIMENSIONS 13/16 x 9/16 x 5/8 in. (2.1 x 1.5 x 1.6 cm)  (show scale)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 37.1656E
    CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Phoenician. Pendant in Form of Monkey, 5th century B.C.E. Glass, 13/16 x 9/16 x 5/8 in. (2.1 x 1.5 x 1.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1656E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.1656E_negA_bw.jpg)
    IMAGE front, CUR.37.1656E_negA_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Seated grotesque figure made of opaque colored glass. The body and head are made of a slightly iridescent deep red glass. The head is large. The brows and ears are made of a deep blue glass. The eyes are also blue. They hold to the mouth with a circular object. The base is blue as is the tail. Condition: Left leg, left ear missing; rear of figure bears large chips.
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