Amulet in Form of a Lion-Headed Aegis
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
Late Period - Ptolemaic Period
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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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Amulet in Form of a Lion-Headed Aegis, 664-30 B.C.E. Faience, 2 1/4 x 1 7/16 in. (5.7 x 3.7 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, 16.401. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 16.401_front_PS9.jpg)
front, 16.401_front_PS9.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2015
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Pale blue-green faience amulet in form of aegis surmounted by head of Sakhmet (?) in profile facing right. Attached to lower part of aegis is an (incomplete) menat. Details of head duplicated on back, remainder plain.
Condition: Poor. Top of head missing. Lower portion of menat missing. Glaze worn.
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