Seated Monkey as Amulet
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
Roman Period (possibly)
1 5/16 × 9/16 × 9/16 in. (3.4 × 1.4 × 1.5 cm) (show scale)
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
Grey-green faience figure of a seated monkey (?) with enlarged phallus, as amulet. Phallus draped around shoulders, ending over a right shoulder and supported by right hand. Suspension loop on back of monkey.
Condition: Front of base chipped. Glaze worn.
This item is not on view
Seated Monkey as Amulet, 30-395 C.E. Faience, 1 5/16 × 9/16 × 9/16 in. (3.4 × 1.4 × 1.5 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, 16.580.43. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , CUR.16.580.43_view01.jpg)
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