Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
2nd-4th century C.E.
Yes, Greek, two lines.
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Gnostic. Amulet, 2nd-4th century C.E. Steatite (?), 13/16 x 1 7/16 in. (2 x 3.6 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, 16.166. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.16.166_NegA_print_bw.jpg)
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Black steatite (?) amulet, heart-shaped, pierced loop above. To left incised figure of a Bennu bird, facing left. To rectangular form with plant motif above. In the field a star. Greek inscription on reverse, two lines.
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