Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
Third Intermediate Period or Late Period
2 5/16 x 1/2 x 1/2 in. (5.8 x 1.2 x 1.2 cm) (show scale)
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Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Obelisk. Glass, 2 5/16 x 1/2 x 1/2 in. (5.8 x 1.2 x 1.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 65.134.2. Creative Commons-BY
. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2011
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Greenish glass obelisk with engraved Horus name of an unidentified king on all four faces; bottom has a small round hole. Perhaps originally blue glass.
Condition: Sound, but discolored; surface covered with pale iridescence.
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