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Isis-knot Amulet

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Jasper (?)
  • Place Collected: Egypt
  • DATES ca. 1539-1075 B.C.E., or later
    PERIOD New Kingdom
    DIMENSIONS 1 9/16 x 9/16 x 11/16 in. (3.9 x 1.4 x 1.7 cm)  (show scale)
    ACCESSION NUMBER 08.480.173
    CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Red-brown stone (probably unpolished jasper) knot (Girdle of Isis), as amulet. Design repeated on back. Remains of suspension loop on top. Condition: Loop broken. Surface worn.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CAPTION Isis-knot Amulet, ca. 1539-1075 B.C.E., or later. Jasper (?), 1 9/16 x 9/16 x 11/16 in. (3.9 x 1.4 x 1.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 08.480.173. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR_08.480.173_view01.jpg)
    IMAGE front, CUR_08.480.173_view01.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2015
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