<em>Vulture Amulet</em>, 305–30 B.C.E. Gold, 1/2 x 1/16 x 1 1/8 in. (1.3 x 0.1 x 2.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.792E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.792E_view01.jpg)

Vulture Amulet

Medium: Gold

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:305–30 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 1/2 x 1/16 x 1 1/8 in. (1.3 x 0.1 x 2.9 cm)


Accession Number: 37.792E

Image: CUR.37.792E_view01.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Sheet gold amulet in the form of a vulture with outstretched wings and claws. Details rendered by means of incised lines. On each wing is a folded over metal tab for suspension. Condition: Tabs crushed; some edges rough. Slightly bent.

Brooklyn Museum