<em>Amulet Representing a Mouse</em>, ca. 1539–1075 B.C.E. Faience, 3/8 x 3/16 x 3/8 in. (1 x 0.4 x 1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1190E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.1190E_NegID_37.1121E_GRPA_cropped_bw.jpg)

Amulet Representing a Mouse

Medium: Faience

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1539–1075 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 3/8 x 3/16 x 3/8 in. (1 x 0.4 x 1 cm)


Accession Number: 37.1190E

Image: CUR.37.1190E_NegID_37.1121E_GRPA_cropped_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Medium blue glazed faience amulet representing a mouse. The mouse crouched with its front legs stretched out before it, and its haunches raised up in the rear. The modeling is minimal with most of the surfaces being smooth curves. The bottom of the animal is flattened forming an ovoid base. Condition: Glaze well preserved on right side; glaze fading and turning brown on the rest of figure.

Brooklyn Museum