Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 2008 B.C.E. or later
Middle Kingdom or later
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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
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Lion Bead, ca. 2008 B.C.E. or later. Gold, 3/8 x length 5/8 in. (1 x 1.6 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, 16.366. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 16.366_profile_PS9.jpg)
profile, 16.366_profile_PS9.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2015
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Small amulet in the form of a seated lion on an oblong base. Hollow; pierced lengthwise, probably used as a bead.
Condition: Surface considerably worn. Several small holes.
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