<em>Headrest Amulet</em>, ca. 1539-1075 B.C.E., or later. Hematite, 1 3/16 x 5/8 x 1 15/16 in. (3 x 1.6 x 5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1158E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , CUR.37.1158E_view01.jpg)

Headrest Amulet

Medium: Hematite

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1539-1075 B.C.E., or later

Dimensions: 1 3/16 x 5/8 x 1 15/16 in. (3 x 1.6 x 5 cm)


Accession Number: 37.1158E

Image: CUR.37.1158E_view01.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
One head rest with shallow curved "horns". Consists of five members; rectangular plinth, short thinner second plinth, short column and thin member following curve of the top piece followed by curved neck rest. The material is hematite. Condition: Top member has been broken off near the column. This has been repaired. Otherwise in perfect condition.

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