<em>Amulet Representing the Soul as a Human-Headed Falcon</em>, ca. 664-343 B.C.E. Gold, paste, 13/16 × 1/16 × 11/16 in. (2 cm, 1.5mm, 1.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.798E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 37.798E_NegA_SL4.jpg)

Amulet Representing the Soul as a Human-Headed Falcon

Medium: Gold, paste

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 664-343 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 13/16 × 1/16 × 11/16 in. (2 cm, 1.5mm, 1.7 cm)

Collections:

Accession Number: 37.798E

Image: 37.798E_NegA_SL4.jpg,unedited master file

Catalogue Description:
Figure of a human headed bird in a cloissone type technique. The back is a thin sheet of gold with soldered on threads of gold creating cells which were filled with blue paste which is thought to be modern.

Brooklyn Museum