Open Right Hand as Amulet
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 1539-1075 B.C.E.
Dynasty 18 to Dynasty 20
New Kingdom (possibly)
1 9/16 × 11/16 × 1/4 in. (4 × 1.7 × 0.6 cm) (show scale)
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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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Open Right Hand as Amulet, ca. 1539-1075 B.C.E. Faience, 1 9/16 × 11/16 × 1/4 in. (4 × 1.7 × 0.6 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, 16.580.35. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , 16.580.35_PS9.jpg)
overall, 16.580.35_PS9.jpg., 2019
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Open right hand in bright blue faience, as amulet. Under side flat and plain. Object molded and base not carefully trimmed, giving effect of a hand in relief against background. Not pierced.
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