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Amulet in the Form of a Seated Mummified King

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

On View: Egypt Reborn: Art for Eternity, Egyptian Orientation Gallery, 3rd Floor
MEDIUM Gold
  • Place Made: Egypt
  • DATES ca. 1539-1075 B.C.E.
    DYNASTY XVIII Dynasty-XX Dynasty
    PERIOD New Kingdom
    DIMENSIONS 3/8 x 7/8 in. (0.9 x 2.3 cm)  (show scale)
    ACCESSION NUMBER 16.323
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Amulet in the Form of a Seated Mummified King, ca. 1539-1075 B.C.E. Gold, 3/8 x 7/8 in. (0.9 x 2.3 cm) . Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour, 16.323. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE overall, CUR.37.965E_16.323_erg456.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 9/6/2007
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Small sheet gold amulet of a seated mummified person presumably a king wearing the double crown with uraeus. Suspension loop in back of crown. Condition: Top of crown bent. Figure cracked beneath head.
    RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (72%)
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