<em>Shu Amulet</em>, 664-332 B.C.E. Faience, 15/16 x 1/2 x 3/8 in. (2.4 x 1.3 x 1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.955E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , CUR.37.955E_view01.jpg)

Shu Amulet

Medium: Faience

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:664-332 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 15/16 x 1/2 x 3/8 in. (2.4 x 1.3 x 1 cm)


Accession Number: 37.955E

Image: CUR.37.955E_view01.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Blue-green glazed faience figure of Shu kneeling upon his right knee with his arms raised at his sides as if to support heaven. He wears a pleated kilt, long beard, and striated lappet wig. There is a squat sun-disk upon his head. The striations of the wig are continued over the eyelet on the rear of the head. The plinth is rectangular. Condition: Good.

Brooklyn Museum