<em>Amulet Representing a Baboon</em>, ca. 664-525 B.C.E., or later. Faience, 15/16 x 5/16 x 7/16 in. (2.4 x 0.8 x 1.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1201E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.1201E_37.1172E_GRPA_cropped_bw.jpg)

Amulet Representing a Baboon

Medium: Faience

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 664-525 B.C.E., or later

Dimensions: 15/16 x 5/16 x 7/16 in. (2.4 x 0.8 x 1.1 cm)


Accession Number: 37.1201E

Image: CUR.37.1201E_37.1172E_GRPA_cropped_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Light green glazed faience amulet representing a baboon. The ape squats. Its legs protrude from the heavy coat of fur which covers the upper part of its body. On its head is a crescent moon which supports a flattened sun-disk. The base is an irregular rectangle. Condition: Incrustations in hollows and on back; otherwise good.

Brooklyn Museum